The Theatre of Black Americans

A Collection of Critical Essays

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Series: Applause Books
Publisher: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books
Format: Softcover
Editor: Errol Hill

From the origins of the Negro spiritual and the birth of the Harlem Renaissance to the emergence of a national black theatre movement, The Theatre of Black Americans offers a penetrating look at a black art form that has exploded into an American cultural institution. Among the essays: James Hatch – Some African Influences on the Afro-American Theatre; Shelby Steele – Notes on Ritual in the New Black Theatre; Sister M. Francesca Thompson OSF – The Lafayette Players; Ronald Ross – The Role of Blacks in the Federal Theatre.

$18.99 (US)
Inventory #HL 00314049
ISBN: 9780936839271
UPC: 073999140491
Publisher Code: 0936839279
Width: 5.25"
Length: 8.25"
384 pages

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