Contemporary African American Female Playwrights: An Annotated Bibliography

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happens "when it is like it is." To them, all the world's a stage; to make them headliners is my only hope.


WORKS CITED

Abramson Doris. Negro Playwrights in the American Theater, 1925-1959. New York: Columbia University Press, 1969.

Bailey A. Peter. "A Look at the Contemporary Black Theatre Movement." Dictionary of Literary Biography. Afro-American Writers after 1955 (Dramatists and Prose Writers). Vol. 38. Detroit: Gale, 1925. 319-322. Rpt. From Black American Literature Forum 17 (Spring 1983): 19-21.

Brown-Guillory Elizabeth. Their Place on the Stage: Black Women Playwrights in America. New York: Praeger, 1988.

Curb Rosemary. "An Unfashionable Tragedy of American Racism: Alice Childress's Wedding Band." Melus 7 (Winter 1980): 57-68.

Hansberry Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Signet, 1966.

-----. "The Negro Writer and His Roots: Toward a New Romanticism." The Black Scholar 12 ( March/April 1981): 5.

Hornby Richard. Drama, Metadrama, and Perception. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1986.

Kennedy Adrienne. Funnyhouse of the Negro. Adrienne Kennedy in One Act. Minneapolis, MN: U of Minnesota P, 1988. 1-23.

Mahone Sydné. Moon Marked and Touched by Sun: Plays by African-American Women. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 1994.

Meigs Susan. "No Place but the Funnyhouse: The Struggle for Identity in Three Adrienne Kennedy Plays." Modern American Drama: The Female Canon. Ed. June Schleuter. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson U P, 1990. 172- 183.

Shange Ntozake. Foreword. three pieces. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • Introduction xv
  • Works Cited xxi
  • I- Anthologies 1
  • II- General Criticism and Reference Works 11
  • III- Individual Dramatists 23
  • Appendix B- About the Playwrights 103
  • Author Index 113
  • Subject Index 117
  • Title Index 119
  • About the Author 125
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