Black Women Playwrights

Black Women Playwrights : Visions on the American Stage

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 133.35 x 215.9mm | 439.98g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138964778
  • 9781138964778

Table of contents

Critical Introduction: Other Scribbling Women: African American Female Dramatists, Carol P. Marsh-Lockett * Remaking the Minstrel: Pauline Hopkins' Peculiar Sam and the Post-Reconstruction Black Subject, Martha Patterson * Before the Strength, the Pain: Portraits of Elderly Black Women in Early 20th Century Anti-Lynching Plays, Trudier Harris * Segregated Sisterhood: Anger, Racism, and Feminism in Alice Childress' Florence and Wedding Band, LaVinia Delois Jennings * 'Sicker than a rabid dog': African American Women Playwrights Look at War, Marilyn Elkins * Mara: Angelina Grimk 's Other Play, Christine R. Gray * Black Male Subjectivity Deferred? The Quest for Voice and Authority in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, Keith Clark * The Desire/Nexus Authority in Contemporary African American Women's Drama, Lovalerie King * Celebrating the (Extra)Ordinary: Alice Childress' Representations of Black Selfhood, E. Barnsley Brown * The Discourse of Intercourse: Sexuality and Eroticism in African American Women's Drama, Janice Lee Liddell * The Nightmare of History: Conceptions of Sexuality in Adrienne Kennedy's Funnyhouse of a Negro, Carla J. McDonough * "Filled with the Holy Ghost": Sexual Dimension and Dimensions of Sexuality in the Theatre of Ntozake Shange, Neal A. Lestershow more