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ISBN-13: 9780810127166
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 05/19/2011
Pages: 92
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Lydia R. Diamond is a Huntington Playwriting Fellow and a resident playwright at Chicago Dramatists. Harriet Jacobs premiered at Steppenwolf and was developedand presented at The Kennedy Center’s New Visions New Voices festival. Her other plays include Stage Black, The Gift Horse, Stick Fly, Voyeurs de Venus, and The Inside, which was published in TriQuarterly. A multiple nominee for Joseph Jefferson and Black Theater Alliance awards, Diamond’s adaptation of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye won the Black Arts Alliance Image Award for Best New Play. Northwestern University Press previously published Stick Fly (2008), and The Gift Horse is anthologized in Northwestern’s 7 Black Plays: The Theodore Ward Prize for African American Playwriting (2004). A graduate of Northwestern University, Diamond has taught playwriting at Columbia College Chicago, DePaul University, Loyola University, and Boston University.

Table of Contents

Foreword. Slightly Beyond Knowing: The Neo-Utopian Vision of Harriet Jacobs

A Quick Note from the Playwright


Production History

Harriet Jacobs

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