The Royalty of Negro Vaudeville: The Whitman Sisters and the Negotiation of Race, Gender and Class in African American Theater, 1900-1940

The Royalty of Negro Vaudeville: The Whitman Sisters and the Negotiation of Race, Gender and Class in African American Theater, 1900-1940

by Nadine George Graves
     
 

Nadine George-Graves provides a historical narrative of their achievements and uses black feminist theories, feminist theories of performance, and theories of class and popular culture to analyze the many layers of performance in which the Whitman Sisters participated, on and off the stage.
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Nadine George-Graves provides a historical narrative of their achievements and uses black feminist theories, feminist theories of performance, and theories of class and popular culture to analyze the many layers of performance in which the Whitman Sisters participated, on and off the stage.

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...first throughly researched and intelligent account of these forgotten women. Women's Review of Books

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312225629
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
07/07/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.62(d)

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