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Dramas & Plays
  • Author:
    Jacqueline Wood,Sonia Sanchez
  • ISBN:
    0822347571
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    978-0822347576
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    Duke University Press Books (September 17, 2010)
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    196 pages
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The previously unpublished plays include I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t, which focuses on a black female musician who is fractured into multiple personalities that reflect the oppression of race, color, class.

The previously unpublished plays include I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t, which focuses on a black female musician who is fractured into multiple personalities that reflect the oppression of race, color, class, and sex, and 2x2, which is about how succeeding generations reflect on issues that continue to plague the black community. Poet Sonia Sanchez deserves a Nobel for her lyrical representation and advocacy of the universal black woman. Sonia Sanchez remains one of the most read, respected, and visible figures of the Black Arts Movement, as well as its most significant female figure. This volume only adds to that legacy.

The previously unpublished plays include I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t, which focuses on a black female musician who is fractured into multiple personalities that reflect the oppression of race, color, class, and sex, and 2x2, which is about how succeeding generations.

Jacqueline Wood’s introduction illuminates Sanchez’s stagecraft in relation . Sonia Sanchez was born Wilsonia Benita Driver on September 9, 1934, in Birmingham, Alabama

Jacqueline Wood’s introduction illuminates Sanchez’s stagecraft in relation to her poetry and advocacy for social change, and the feminist dramatic voice in black revolutionary ar. .Sonia Sanchez was born Wilsonia Benita Driver on September 9, 1934, in Birmingham, Alabama. After her mother died in childbirth a year later, Sanchez lived with her paternal grandmother and other relatives for several years.

Sonia Sanchez, Jacqueline Wood. Sonia Sanchez is a prolific, award-winning poet and one of the most prominent writers in the Black Arts movement. This collection brings her plays together in one volume for the first time. Like her poetry, Sanchez's plays voice her critique of the racism and sexism that she encountered as a young female writer in the black militant community in the late 1960s and early 1970s, her ongoing concern with the well-being of the black community, and her commitment to social justice.

Yes-Save my other items for later. No-I want to keep shopping. 1974), this collection includes the ed dramas I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t (1982) and 2 X 2 (2009), as well as three essays in which Sanchez reflects on her art and activism. Jacqueline Wood’s introduction illuminates Sanchez’s stagecraft in relation to her poetry and advocacy for social change, and the feminist dramatic voice in black revolutionary art. Specifications.

These seven plays by Sonia Sanchez form an emotional and historic bridge from the loud revolutionary power of the 1960s and the twentieth century to the more insidious and subtle challenges of this first decade of the twenty-first. Their power lies in their ability to present super/real snapshots of their time and circumstance with the mystic clarity that mixing poetry and drama can create.

The plays are startling and open us to a Sonia Sanchez whose vision can see the world as stage, or, perhaps, stage as the world.

As you select your Kwanzaa and Christmas gifts for 2010 be sure to include this new volume. The plays are startling and open us to a Sonia Sanchez whose vision can see the world as stage, or, perhaps, stage as the world.

I'm Black When I'm Singing, I'm Blue When I Ain't and Other Plays

I'm Black When I'm Singing, I'm Blue When I Ain't and Other Plays.

Items related to I'm Black When I'm Singing, I'm Blue When. Sanchez, Sonia I'm Black When I'm Singing, I'm Blue When I Ain't and Other Plays. ISBN 13: 9780822347576.

Sonia Sanchez is a prolific, award-winning poet and one of the most prominent writers in the Black Arts movement

Sonia Sanchez is a prolific, award-winning poet and one of the most prominent writers in the Black Arts movement.

Sonia Sanchez is a prolific, award-winning poet and one of the most prominent writers in the Black Arts movement. This collection brings her plays together in one volume for the first time. Like her poetry, Sanchez’s plays voice her critique of the racism and sexism that she encountered as a young female writer in the black militant community in the late 1960s and early 1970s, her ongoing concern with the well-being of the black community, and her commitment to social justice. In addition to The Bronx Is Next (1968), Sister Son/ji (1969), Dirty Hearts (1971), Malcolm/Man Don’t Live Here No Mo (1972), and Uh, Uh; But How Do It Free Us? (1974), this collection includes the never-before-published dramas I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t (1982) and 2 X 2 (2009), as well as three essays in which Sanchez reflects on her art and activism. Jacqueline Wood’s introduction illuminates Sanchez’s stagecraft in relation to her poetry and advocacy for social change, and the feminist dramatic voice in black revolutionary art.