Early Black American Playwrights And Dramatic Writers

Early Black American Playwrights And Dramatic Writers

by Bernard L. Peterson
     
 

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"Peterson has done a great service to students of African-American theater. . . . Peterson's scholarship is impressive; the book's format is inviting . . . an indispensable reference book for academic libraries." Choice

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"Peterson has done a great service to students of African-American theater. . . . Peterson's scholarship is impressive; the book's format is inviting . . . an indispensable reference book for academic libraries." Choice

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From the emergence of black playwrights in the time prior to the Civil War, to the early days of film and radio in this century, this volume provides biographical information and a catalog of works for some 200 black writers, including playwrights, librettists, screenwriters, and radio scriptwriters. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780313035005
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/24/1990
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
418 KB

Meet the Author

BERNARD L. PETERSON is Professor Emeritus of English and Drama at Elizabeth City State University, North Carolina. He is the author of Contemporary Black American Playwrights and Their Plays (Greenwood Press, 1988) and is currently completing an Enclylopedia of the Black American Musical Stage (forthcoming from Greenwood Press).

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