In Search of a Model for African-American Drama: A Study of Selected Plays by Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, and Ntozake Shange

In Search of a Model for African-American Drama: A Study of Selected Plays by Lorraine Hansberry, Amiri Baraka, and Ntozake Shange

By: Philip Uko Effiong (author)Hardback

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In Search of a Model for African-American Drama, is a comparative study of how these three dramatists seek and devise new models to address the specific conditions of Blacks in America. Each writer relies on a different approach, each powerful, yet apparently contradictory. The author examines the dramatists' work in detail, exploring common and contrasting themes and models.

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Philip Uko Effiong has taught English, Literature, Drama, Writing, and Cultural Studies at the University of Calabar, Nigeria; the University of Wisconsin, Madison; the University of Tennessee, Martin; the University of Delaware, Newark; and Lincoln University, Pennsylvania.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/12/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780761817505
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780761817505
  • weight: 467
  • ISBN10: 0761817506

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