Early Black American Playwrights And Dramatic Writers

Early Black American Playwrights And Dramatic Writers

by Bernard L. Peterson Jr.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313266218
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/24/1990
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

About 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).

Table of Contents

Preface

Introducion: The Origin and Development of the Black American Playwright from the Antebellum Period to World War II

A Biographical Directory

Appendix A: Other Early Black American Playwrights and Their Plays

Appendix B: Additional Musical Librettists and Brief Descriptions of Their Shows

Appendix C: A Chronology of Plays and Dramatic Works Classified by Genre

Information Sources

Bibliography

Title Index

Index of Early Black American Theatre Organizations and Producing Groups

General Index

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