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African American women playwrights confront violence : a critical study of nine dramatists / Patricia A. Young.

Author/Creator:
Young, Patricia A., 1952-
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 192 p. ; 23 cm.
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Subjects:
American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African American women -- Intellectual life.
African Americans in literature.
Lynching in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Social problems in literature.
Violence in literature.
Summary:
"This critical and gender-focused text scrutinizes the role of lynching dramas and social protest plays produced by African-American women"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction
Early African American women confront lynching
Life stories
The plays. Lynching dramas
Miscegenation dramas
Judicial system dramas
Ida B. Wells dramas
Patriotic dramas
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references(p. 183-187) and index.
ISBN:
9780786444557 (softcover : alk. paper)
078644455X (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
757462048