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Plays and Pageants from the Life of the Negro [Paperback]

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Here in a facsimile of the 1930 edition is Willis Richardson's collection of twelve plays and pageants that playwrights of the era wrote expressly for black audiences, mainly students and other young black people who staged them. Not available in any other source, this is the important work of nine significant dramatists who helped to lay the foundations of African American drama.

Included are Thelma Myrtle Duncan's Sacrifice, Maud Cuney-Hare's Antar of Araby, John Matheus's Ti Yette, May Miller's Graven Images and Riding the Goat, Willis Richardson's The Black Horseman,The King's Dilemma, and The House of Sham, Inez M. Burke's Two Races, Dorothy C. Guinn's Out of the Dark, Frances Gunner's The Light of the Women, and Edward J. McCoo's Ethiopia at the Bar of Justice. This edition also contains Richardson's introduction from the 1930 edition, not included in later versions.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   420
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.93"
Weight:   1.17 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 1, 1993
Publisher   University Press of Mississippi
ISBN  1934110558  
ISBN13  9781934110553  

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