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
Dewey number
792/.089/96073
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
9780195127249
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00022463
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1246544-01umb_inst
  • 0587871.01
  • (Sirsi) AMF-1010
  • (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
9780195127249
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00022463
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1246544-01umb_inst
  • 0587871.01
  • (Sirsi) AMF-1010
  • (OCoLC)43333701

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