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Modern and contemporary Black British drama

Title
Modern and contemporary Black British drama / edited by Mary Brewer, Lynette Goddard, Deirdre Osborne.
Publication
London ; New York, NY : Palgrave, 2015.
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x, 240 pages; 22 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Framing Black British Drama: Past to Present -- Part I: Post-War Migration -- The Social and Political Context of Black British Theatre: 1950s-80s -- Identity Politics in the Plays of Mustapha Matura -- Staging Social Change: Three Plays by Barry Reckord -- Home/lessness, Exile and Triangular Identities in the Drama of Caryl Phillips -- Part II: Second Generation -- The Social and Political Context of Black British Theatre: 1980s-90s -- Looking Back: Winsome Pinnock's Politics of Representation -- (Black) Masculinity, Race, and Nation in Roy Williams' Sports Plays -- Kwame Kwei-Armah's African-American Inspired Triptych -- Part III: Neo-Millenial -- The Social and Political Context of Black British Theatre: The 2000s -- Resisting the Standard and displaying her colours: Debbie Tucker Green at British Drama's Vanguard -- Bola Agbaje: Voicing a New Africa on the British Stage -- Witnessing to, in, and from the Centre: Oladipo Agboluaje's Theatre of Dialogic Centrism.
Call Number
Sc D 15-894
ISBN
  • 9780230303195
  • 0230303196
  • 9780230303201
  • 023030320X
LCCN
  • 2014037827
  • 9780230303201
OCLC
885228576
Title
Modern and contemporary Black British drama / edited by Mary Brewer, Lynette Goddard, Deirdre Osborne.
Publisher
London ; New York, NY : Palgrave, 2015.
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
"This indispensable overview of modern black British drama spans seven decades of distinctive playwriting from the 1950s to the present. Interweaving social and cultural context with close critical analysis of key dramatists' plays, leading scholars explore how these dramatists have created an enduring, transformative and diverse cultural presence"-- Provided by publisher.
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Brewer, Mary F., editor.
Goddard, Lynette, 1966- editor.
Osborne, Deirdre, editor.
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9780230303201
Research Call Number
Sc D 15-894
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