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A Sourcebook on African-American Performance: Plays, People, Movements (Worlds of Performance)

 
 
 
 
A Sourcebook on African-American Performance: Plays, People, Movements (Worlds of Performance)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780415182355
ISBN 10: 415182352
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1999-06-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 376
List Price: $51.95
 
 

A Sourcebook on African-American Performance is the first volume to consider African-American performance between and beyond the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and the New Black Renaissance of the 1990s.
As with all titles in the Worlds of Performance series, the Sourcebook consists of classic texts as well as newly commissioned pieces by notable scholars, writers and performers. It includes the plays 'Sally's Rape' by Robbie McCauley and 'The American Play' by Suzan-Lori Parks, and comes complete with a substantial, historical introduction by Annemarie Bean.
Articles, essays, manifestos and interviews included cover topics such as:
* theatre on the professional, revolutionary and college stages
* concert dance
* community activism
* step shows
* performance art.
Contributors include Annemarie Bean, Ed Bullins, Barbara Lewis, John O'Neal, Glenda Dickersun, James V. Hatch, Warren Budine Jr. and Eugene Nesmith.

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A collection of articles from surveying performance from the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s to the New Black Renaissance of the 1990s. Among the areas considered are the professional, revolutionary, and college stages; concert dance; community activism; step shows; and performance art. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)