The Resource African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner

African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner

Label
African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader
Title
African-American performance and theater history
Title remainder
a critical reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2270.A35
LC item number
A46 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Elam, Harry Justin
  • Krasner, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American theater
  • American drama
Label
African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-356) and index
Contents
The device of race: an introduction / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Uncle Tom's women / Judith Williams -- Political radicalism and artistic innovation in the works of Lorraine Hansberry / Margaret B. Wilkerson -- The Black arts movement: performance, neo-orality, and the destruction of the "white thing" / Mike Sell -- Beyond a liberal audience / William Sonnega -- Deep skin: reconstructing Congo Square / Joseph R. Roach -- "Calling on the Spirit": the performativity of Black women's faith in the Baptist church spiritual traditions and its radical possibilities for resistance / Telia U. Anderson -- The chitlin circuit / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Audience and Africanisms in August Wilson's dramaturgy: a case study / Sandra G. Shannon -- Black minstrelsy and double inversion, circa 1890 / Annemarie Bean -- Black Salome: exoticism, dance, and racial myths / David Krasner -- Uh tiny land mass just outside of my vocabulary: expression of creative nomadism and contemporary African American playwrights / Kimberly D. Dixon -- Attending Walt Whitman High: the lessons of Pomo Afro Homos' Dark fruit / Jay Plum -- Acting out miscegenation / Diana R. Paulin -- Birmingham's Federal Theater Project Negro Unit: the administration of race / Tina Redd -- The Black performer and the performance of blackness: The escape; or, A leap to freedom by William Wells Brown and No place to be somebody by Charles Gordone / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- The costs of re-membering: what's at stake in Gayl Jone's Corregidora / Christina E. Sharpe -- African American theater: the state of the profession, past, present, and future / roundtable discussion edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., and David Krasner -- Afterword: change is coming / David Krasner
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 367 p.
Isbn
9780195127256
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00022463
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)43333701
Label
African-American performance and theater history : a critical reader, edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., David Krasner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-356) and index
Contents
The device of race: an introduction / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Uncle Tom's women / Judith Williams -- Political radicalism and artistic innovation in the works of Lorraine Hansberry / Margaret B. Wilkerson -- The Black arts movement: performance, neo-orality, and the destruction of the "white thing" / Mike Sell -- Beyond a liberal audience / William Sonnega -- Deep skin: reconstructing Congo Square / Joseph R. Roach -- "Calling on the Spirit": the performativity of Black women's faith in the Baptist church spiritual traditions and its radical possibilities for resistance / Telia U. Anderson -- The chitlin circuit / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Audience and Africanisms in August Wilson's dramaturgy: a case study / Sandra G. Shannon -- Black minstrelsy and double inversion, circa 1890 / Annemarie Bean -- Black Salome: exoticism, dance, and racial myths / David Krasner -- Uh tiny land mass just outside of my vocabulary: expression of creative nomadism and contemporary African American playwrights / Kimberly D. Dixon -- Attending Walt Whitman High: the lessons of Pomo Afro Homos' Dark fruit / Jay Plum -- Acting out miscegenation / Diana R. Paulin -- Birmingham's Federal Theater Project Negro Unit: the administration of race / Tina Redd -- The Black performer and the performance of blackness: The escape; or, A leap to freedom by William Wells Brown and No place to be somebody by Charles Gordone / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- The costs of re-membering: what's at stake in Gayl Jone's Corregidora / Christina E. Sharpe -- African American theater: the state of the profession, past, present, and future / roundtable discussion edited by Harry J. Elam, Jr., and David Krasner -- Afterword: change is coming / David Krasner
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 367 p.
Isbn
9780195127256
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00022463
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)43333701

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