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Wings of night sky, wings of morning light : a play by Joy Harjo and a Circle of Responses / Joy Harjo with Priscilla Page.

Author/Creator:
Harjo, Joy author.
Publication:
Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2019] , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
110 pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : photographs (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Harjo, Joy.
Harjo, Joy.
Indian theater -- United States.
Feminism.
Indian theater.
Indians of North America.
Theater.
United States.
Summary:
"Joy Harjo's play Wings of Night Sky, Wings of Morning Light is the centerpiece of this collection that includes essays and interviews concerning the roots and the reaches of contemporary Native Theater. Harjo blends storytelling, music, movement, and poetic language in Wings of Night Sky, Wings of Morning Light. The collection is accompanied by interviews with Native theater artists Rolland Meinholtz and Randy Reinholz, and it includes essays on Harjo's work by Mary Kathryn Nagle (an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee nation, playwright, and attorney) and by Priscilla Page (of Wiyot heritage, a writer, performer, and educator), who looks at indigenous feminism, jazz, and performance as influences on Harjo's theatrical work."--Back cover.
Contents:
Joy Harjo's "Wings": a revolution on the American stage / Mary Kathryn Nagle
Wings of night sky, wings of morning light: a ceremony / Joy Harjo
Reflections on Joy Harjo, indigenous feminism, and experiments in creative expression / Priscilla Page
Toward the production of new native theater: an interview with Randy Reinholz / Priscilla Page
Imagining a contemporary native theater: an interview with Rolland Meinholtz / Priscilla Page
Learning to be: an interview with Joy Harjo / Priscilla Page.
Contributor:
Page, Priscilla (Dramaturg) author.
Nagle, Mary Kathryn, writer of added commentary.
Reinholz, Randy, interviewee (expression)
Meinholtz, Rolland, interviewee (expression)
ISBN:
0819578657
9780819578655
9780819578662
0819578665
OCLC:
1079005725
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