Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present

By Elizabeth Brown-Guillory | Go to book overview
INDEX
Africa: afrocentric, 106, 154; ancestral spirits, 81, 106-107, 154; culture, 79, 82-83, 106; religions, 82, 106
American Negro Theater (ANT), 98
Aristotelian structure, 82
Beckett, Samuel, 164
Black middle class, 63
Black nationhood, 153
Black Power Movement, 153
Black pride, 12
Bonner, Marita: achievements, 1-3; themes of poverty, illiteracy, moral decadence, devaluation of women, 2; Works: Exit, an Illusion, 1; The Pot Maker, 1; The Purple Flower, 1
Brown, Sterling, 11
Brown-Guillory, Elizabeth: achieve- ments, 185-186, 189-190; intraracial biases, food as socialization process, education, 188; themes of aging, reconciliation, love, ambition, 187; Works: Bayou Relics, 185; Mam Phyllis, 185-190; Marry Me, Again, 185; Snapshots of Broken Dolls, 185; Somebody Almost Walked off with All of My Stuff, 185; Their Place on the Stage: Black Women Playwrights in America, 186
Burrill, Mary, 61; Works: Aftermath, 61; They That Sit in Darkness, 61
Cajuns, 188-189
Capitalism, 152
Chicago Renaissance, 1
Childress, Alice, 12; achievements, 97-109; themes of liturgy of black church, traditional music, African mythology, folklore, sociopolitical, romantic, biographical, historical and feminist, 98; Works: Black Scenes: Collection of Scenes from Plays Written by Black People about Black Experience, 99; Florence, 99-104; Gold Through the Trees, 98; Gullah (formerly Sea Island Song), 99; A Hero Ain't Nothin but a Sandwich, 99; Let's Hear it for the Queen, 99; Just Little Simple, 98; Like One of the Family: Conversations from a Domestic's Life, 99; Mojo: A Black Love Story, 99; Moms, 99; Rainbow Jordan, 99; A Short Walk, 99; Trouble in Mind, 99; Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White, 99; When the Rattle- snake Sounds, 99; Wine in the Wilderness, 99, 104-109; Young Martin Luther King, 99
Chorpenning, Charlotte, 80; Little Black Sambo, 80
Classism, 106
Creoles of Color, 163-164, 185-189
Crisis, 1
Cullen, Countee, 11
Davis, Ossie, 98
Dee, Ruby, 98

-249-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Wines in the Wilderness: Plays by African American Women from the Harlem Renaissance to the Present
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments v
  • Contents ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Preface xiii
  • MARITA BONNER (1899-1971) 1
  • GEORGIA, DOUGLAS JOHNSON (1880-1966) 11
  • EUILALIE SPENCE (1894-1981) 39
  • May Miller (1899- ) 61
  • SHIRLEY GRAHAM (1896-1977) 79
  • ALICE CHILDRESS (1920-) 97
  • SONIA SANCHEZ (1934 -- ) 151
  • SYBIL KEIN (1939- ) 163
  • ELIZABETH BROWN- GUILLORY (1954-) 185
  • Bibliography 229
  • Index 249
  • About the Author *
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 251

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.