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Black British drama : a transnational story / Michael Pearce.

Author/Creator:
Pearce, Michael, 1977- author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 228 pages ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
Black theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
English drama -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Black theater.
English drama.
English drama -- Black authors.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Section 1: The USA
African Americanisation, Black power and Black british drama since the 1970s
Black power legacies in Kwame Kwei-Armah's Elmina's kitchen, fix up and statement of regret
African American myths, music, icons in Mojisola Adebayo's Moj of the Antarctic and Muhammad Ali and me
Secction 2: The Caribbean
Creolisation and the Creole continuum in Caribbean British drama
Coming to voice "Roy Williams" The No Boys Cricket Club, Lift off, Fallout and Sing yer heart out for the lads
African accents Bola Agbaje's Gone too far!, Detaining justice and Off the endz
Section 3: Africa
Home to host-land and the hyphen in-between African British diasporic dramas since the 1990s
Multiple personality diasporic disorder Inua Ellams' The 14th tale and Untitled
Empathy in diaspora Debbie Tucker Green's Stoning Mary, Generations and Truth and reconciliation
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781138917859
1138917850
9781138917866
1138917869
9781315688787
OCLC:
975834447