4 edition of In search of a model for African-American drama found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -235) and index.
|Statement||Philip Uko Effiong.|
|LC Classifications||PS338.N4 E38 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 248 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||248|
|LC Control Number||00041172|
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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 (): Effiong, Philip Uko: BooksCited by: 7.
In Search of a Model for African-American Drama, is a comparative study of how these three dramatists seek and devise new models to address the specific conditions of Blacks in America.
Each writer relies on a different approach, each Pages: In Search of a Model for African-American Drama, is a comparative study of how these three dramatists seek and devise new models to address the specific conditions of Blacks in America.
Each writer relies on a different approach, each powerful, yet apparently contradictory. The author examines the dramatists' work in detail, exploring common and contrasting themes and models.
In search of a model for African-American drama: a study of selected plays by Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, and Ntozake Shange. [Philip U Effiong] -- "In Search of a Model for African-American Drama", is a comparative study of how these three dramatists seek and devise new models to address the specific conditions of Blacks in America.
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Previously, oral tradition had been predominant in African-American. This essay examines the history of the African American drama from to It provides evidence indicating the active theatrical self-definition of black writers and performers during the era of slavery and emancipation, and it highlights the liberatory impulse among persons of color in creating distinctive drama and theatre.
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