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Title Black theatre : ritual performance in the African diaspora / edited by Paul Carter Harrison, Victor Leo Walker II, Gus Edwards.
Publication Info Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2002.



Descript 1 online resource (ix, 418 pages)
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Contents Praise/word / Paul Carter Harrison -- pt. 1. African roots. Roots in African drama and theatre / J.C. de Graft -- The African heritage of African American art and performance / Babatunde Lawal -- Agones : the constitution of a practice / Tejumola Olaniyan -- What the twilight says : an overture / Derek Walcott -- Caribbean narrative : carnival characters--in life and in the mind / Gus Edwards -- Rebaptizing the world in our own terms : Black theatre and live arts in Britain / Michael McMillan and SuAndi -- pt. 2. Mythology and metaphysics. The fourth stage : through the mysteries of Ogun to the origin of Yoruba tragedy / Wole Soyinka -- The Candomblʹe and Eshu-Eleggua in Brazilian and Cuban Yoruba-based ritual / Marta Moreno Vega -- Legba and the politics of metaphysics : the trickster in Black drama / Femi Euba -- Art for life's sake : rituals and rights of self and other in the theatre of Aimʹe Cʹesaire / Keith L. Walker -- Sycorax mythology / May Joseph -- Conjuring as radical re/membering in the works of Shay Youngblood / Joni L. Jones -- Archetype and masking in LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka's Dutchman / Victor Leo Walker II -- pt. 3. Dramaturgical practice. The dramaturg's way : meditations on the cartographer at the crossroads / Deborah Wood Holton -- Introduction to Moon marked and touched by sun / Sydnʹe Mahone -- Kennedy's travelers in the American and African continuum / Paul K. Bryant-Jackson -- Mojo and the sayso : a drama of Nommo that asks, "Is your mojo working?" / Andrea J. Nouryeh -- Ritual poetics and rites of passage in Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf / Jean Young -- pt. 4. Performance. Form and transformation : immanence of the soul in the performance modes of Black church and Black music / Paul Carter Harrison -- The sense of self in ritualizing new performance spaces for survival / Beverly J. Robinson -- Barbara Ann Teer : from holistic training to liberating rituals / Lundeana M. Thomas -- Bopera theory / Amiri Baraka -- From hip-hop to Hittite : part X / Keith Antar Mason -- Members and lames : language in the plays of August Wilson / William W. Cook -- Porque tu no m'entrende? Whatcha mean you can't understand me? / Ntozake Shange -- Performance method / George C. Wolfe -- Afterword : testimony of a witness / Eleanor W. Traylor.
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ISBN 9781439901151 (e-book)
1439901155 (e-book)
1282047221
9781282047228
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Subject Black people in the performing arts.
Black theatre.
Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Black people in literature.
Alt author Harrison, Paul Carter, 1936- editor.
Walker, Victor Leo, II, editor.
Edwards, Gus, editor.
Descript 1 online resource (ix, 418 pages)
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Praise/word / Paul Carter Harrison -- pt. 1. African roots. Roots in African drama and theatre / J.C. de Graft -- The African heritage of African American art and performance / Babatunde Lawal -- Agones : the constitution of a practice / Tejumola Olaniyan -- What the twilight says : an overture / Derek Walcott -- Caribbean narrative : carnival characters--in life and in the mind / Gus Edwards -- Rebaptizing the world in our own terms : Black theatre and live arts in Britain / Michael McMillan and SuAndi -- pt. 2. Mythology and metaphysics. The fourth stage : through the mysteries of Ogun to the origin of Yoruba tragedy / Wole Soyinka -- The Candomblʹe and Eshu-Eleggua in Brazilian and Cuban Yoruba-based ritual / Marta Moreno Vega -- Legba and the politics of metaphysics : the trickster in Black drama / Femi Euba -- Art for life's sake : rituals and rights of self and other in the theatre of Aimʹe Cʹesaire / Keith L. Walker -- Sycorax mythology / May Joseph -- Conjuring as radical re/membering in the works of Shay Youngblood / Joni L. Jones -- Archetype and masking in LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka's Dutchman / Victor Leo Walker II -- pt. 3. Dramaturgical practice. The dramaturg's way : meditations on the cartographer at the crossroads / Deborah Wood Holton -- Introduction to Moon marked and touched by sun / Sydnʹe Mahone -- Kennedy's travelers in the American and African continuum / Paul K. Bryant-Jackson -- Mojo and the sayso : a drama of Nommo that asks, "Is your mojo working?" / Andrea J. Nouryeh -- Ritual poetics and rites of passage in Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf / Jean Young -- pt. 4. Performance. Form and transformation : immanence of the soul in the performance modes of Black church and Black music / Paul Carter Harrison -- The sense of self in ritualizing new performance spaces for survival / Beverly J. Robinson -- Barbara Ann Teer : from holistic training to liberating rituals / Lundeana M. Thomas -- Bopera theory / Amiri Baraka -- From hip-hop to Hittite : part X / Keith Antar Mason -- Members and lames : language in the plays of August Wilson / William W. Cook -- Porque tu no m'entrende? Whatcha mean you can't understand me? / Ntozake Shange -- Performance method / George C. Wolfe -- Afterword : testimony of a witness / Eleanor W. Traylor.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781439901151 (e-book)
1439901155 (e-book)
1282047221
9781282047228
Subject Black people in the performing arts.
Black theatre.
Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Black people in literature.
Alt author Harrison, Paul Carter, 1936- editor.
Walker, Victor Leo, II, editor.
Edwards, Gus, editor.

Subject Black people in the performing arts.
Black theatre.
Drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Black people in literature.
Descript 1 online resource (ix, 418 pages)
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Praise/word / Paul Carter Harrison -- pt. 1. African roots. Roots in African drama and theatre / J.C. de Graft -- The African heritage of African American art and performance / Babatunde Lawal -- Agones : the constitution of a practice / Tejumola Olaniyan -- What the twilight says : an overture / Derek Walcott -- Caribbean narrative : carnival characters--in life and in the mind / Gus Edwards -- Rebaptizing the world in our own terms : Black theatre and live arts in Britain / Michael McMillan and SuAndi -- pt. 2. Mythology and metaphysics. The fourth stage : through the mysteries of Ogun to the origin of Yoruba tragedy / Wole Soyinka -- The Candomblʹe and Eshu-Eleggua in Brazilian and Cuban Yoruba-based ritual / Marta Moreno Vega -- Legba and the politics of metaphysics : the trickster in Black drama / Femi Euba -- Art for life's sake : rituals and rights of self and other in the theatre of Aimʹe Cʹesaire / Keith L. Walker -- Sycorax mythology / May Joseph -- Conjuring as radical re/membering in the works of Shay Youngblood / Joni L. Jones -- Archetype and masking in LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka's Dutchman / Victor Leo Walker II -- pt. 3. Dramaturgical practice. The dramaturg's way : meditations on the cartographer at the crossroads / Deborah Wood Holton -- Introduction to Moon marked and touched by sun / Sydnʹe Mahone -- Kennedy's travelers in the American and African continuum / Paul K. Bryant-Jackson -- Mojo and the sayso : a drama of Nommo that asks, "Is your mojo working?" / Andrea J. Nouryeh -- Ritual poetics and rites of passage in Ntozake Shange's for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf / Jean Young -- pt. 4. Performance. Form and transformation : immanence of the soul in the performance modes of Black church and Black music / Paul Carter Harrison -- The sense of self in ritualizing new performance spaces for survival / Beverly J. Robinson -- Barbara Ann Teer : from holistic training to liberating rituals / Lundeana M. Thomas -- Bopera theory / Amiri Baraka -- From hip-hop to Hittite : part X / Keith Antar Mason -- Members and lames : language in the plays of August Wilson / William W. Cook -- Porque tu no m'entrende? Whatcha mean you can't understand me? / Ntozake Shange -- Performance method / George C. Wolfe -- Afterword : testimony of a witness / Eleanor W. Traylor.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Harrison, Paul Carter, 1936- editor.
Walker, Victor Leo, II, editor.
Edwards, Gus, editor.
ISBN 9781439901151 (e-book)
1439901155 (e-book)
1282047221
9781282047228

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