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    Harry J. Elam,Robert Alexander
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Twelve plays, written and produced in the 1990s, reveal the energy and innovation of contemporary black theater in works ranging from traditional family dramas to openly gay plays to post-modern experimental dramas.

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The plays presented in this lovely book are a fair representation of the African-American playwrights of the 20th Century

book by Robert Alexander. A collection of plays by contemporary African-American writers. The plays presented in this lovely book are a fair representation of the African-American playwrights of the 20th Century. There are naturally many more that could have been added in this volume, but these give a fair representation of the Afro-American playwriting genre.

Critical Reader; Colored Contradictions: An Anthology of Contemporary African American Drama; The Fire This Time: African American Plays for the New Millennium; and Black Cultural Traffic: Crossroads in Performance and Popular Culture. His articles have appeared in American Drama, Modern Drama, Theatre Journal, Text and Performance Quarterly as well as journals in Israel, Taiwan and Poland and several critical anthologies.

Elam, Harry . Jr, and Robert Alexander, eds. Colored Contradictions: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Plays. Contemporary Black Drama: From A Raisin In The Sun to No Place To Be Somebody. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1971). Perkins, Kathy . ed. New York: Plume/ Penguin, 1996).

Archived from the original on 2007-05-07. Retrieved June 20, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter dead-url (help). "Contemporary Plays by Women of Color: An Anthology (9780415113786): Kathy A. Perkins, Roberta Uno: Books". Archived from the original on 2010-10-25.

Colored Contradictions: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Plays. org/stable/3042346 Dance is equal in this work to the spoken word-and, in its freedom from verbal lexicons, free to cross multiple a discourses. Her work is a "choreopoem," title that one may argue signals dance as more centralthan verbal discourses (choreoprecedespoem).

Elam finds that each of Wilson’s plays recaptures narratives lost, ignored, o. .

Theater scholar and critic Harry J. Elam examines Wilson’s published plays within the context of contemporary African American literature and in relation to concepts of memory and history, culture and resistance, race and representation

Twelve plays, written and produced in the 1990s, reveal the energy and innovation of contemporary black theater in works ranging from traditional family dramas to openly gay plays to post-modern experimental dramas, all celebrating the richness of African-American experience and expression. Original.