The Resource No surrender! No retreat! : African-American pioneer performers of twentieth-century American theater, Glenda E. Gill

No surrender! No retreat! : African-American pioneer performers of twentieth-century American theater, Glenda E. Gill

Label
No surrender! No retreat! : African-American pioneer performers of twentieth-century American theater
Title
No surrender! No retreat!
Title remainder
African-American pioneer performers of twentieth-century American theater
Statement of responsibility
Glenda E. Gill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"No Surrender! No Retreat! examines the careers of fifteen pioneer performers and their triumphs over herculean obstacles. It looks back over the twentieth century by documenting personal histories of staggering achievement in spite of institutional racism, gender oppression, and classism."--Jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gill, Glenda Eloise
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2286
LC item number
.G55 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American entertainers
  • African American entertainers
  • Darstellender Künstler
  • Schwarze
  • USA
Label
No surrender! No retreat! : African-American pioneer performers of twentieth-century American theater, Glenda E. Gill
Link
https://archive.org/details/nosurrendernoret0000gill
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What shall the Negro dance about? -- Crucible and community: the vision of Rose McClendon -- The silencing of Paul Robeson -- Measure her right: the tragedy of Ethel Waters -- Marian Anderson: a serene spirit -- Five interpreters of Porgy and Bess -- Swifter than a weaver's shuttle: the days of Canada Lee -- Pearl Bailey: the Black Dolly Gallagher Levi -- Ossie and Ruby are one! -- James Earl Jones: "My souls looks back and wonders how I got over" -- Morgan Freeman's resistance and non-traditional roles -- Has anything changed?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 230 pages
Isbn
9780312217570
Lccn
99089782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43083485
  • (OCoLC)ocm43083485
Label
No surrender! No retreat! : African-American pioneer performers of twentieth-century American theater, Glenda E. Gill
Link
https://archive.org/details/nosurrendernoret0000gill
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What shall the Negro dance about? -- Crucible and community: the vision of Rose McClendon -- The silencing of Paul Robeson -- Measure her right: the tragedy of Ethel Waters -- Marian Anderson: a serene spirit -- Five interpreters of Porgy and Bess -- Swifter than a weaver's shuttle: the days of Canada Lee -- Pearl Bailey: the Black Dolly Gallagher Levi -- Ossie and Ruby are one! -- James Earl Jones: "My souls looks back and wonders how I got over" -- Morgan Freeman's resistance and non-traditional roles -- Has anything changed?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 230 pages
Isbn
9780312217570
Lccn
99089782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43083485
  • (OCoLC)ocm43083485

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