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In search of a model for African-American drama

a study of selected plays by Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, and Ntozake Shange

by Philip U. Effiong

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Published by University Press of America in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Shange, Ntozake -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
  • African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • African Americans in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-235) and index.

    StatementPhilip Uko Effiong.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS338.N4 E38 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6786299M
    ISBN 100761817506
    LC Control Number00041172

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