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Black fire : an anthology of African-Americans writing / edited by LeRoi Jones and Larry Neal

Author:
Baraka, Amiri 1934-
Neal, Larry 1937-1981
Physical description:
xviii, 670 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Literary collections
Date:
1968
20th century
Contents:
[I]. ESSAYS. The development of the black revolutionary artist / James T. Stewart -- Reclaiming the lost African heritage / John Henrik Clarke -- African responses to Malcolm X / Leslie Alexander Lacy -- Revolutionary nationalism and the Afro-American / Harold Cruse -- The new breed / Peter Labrie -- Dynamite growing out of their skulls / Calvin C. Hernton -- Black power - a scientific concept whose time has come / James Boggs -- Toward Black liberation / Stokely Carmichael -- The screens / C. E. Wilson -- Travels in the South: a cold night in Alabama / William Mahoney -- The tide inside, it rages! / Lindsay Barrett -- Not just whistling Dixie / A. B. Spellman -- The Fellah, the chosen ones, the guardian / David Llorens -- Brainwashing of black men's minds / Nathan Hare. [2]. POETRY. Charles Anderson -- Richard W. Thomas -- Ted Wilson -- James T. Stewart -- Calvin C. Hernton -- Sun-Ra -- Lethonia Gee -- K. William Kgositsile -- David Henderson -- A. B. Spellman -- Sonia Sanchez -- Q. R. Hand -- Ron Welburn -- Joe Goncalves -- Marvin E. Jackmon -- James Danner -- Al Fraser -- Lance Jeffers -- Walt Delegall -- Welton Smith -- LeRoi Jones -- Barbara Simmons -- Larry Neal -- Hart Leroi Bibbs -- Rolland Snellings -- Carol Freeman -- Kirk Hall -- Edward S. Spriggs -- Henry Dumas -- Reginald Lockett -- Odaro -- S. E. Anderson -- Clarence Franklin -- Jay Wright -- Yusuf Rahman -- Rudy Bee Graham -- Lefty Sims -- Lebert Bethune -- Yusef Iman -- Norman Jordan -- Stanley Crouch -- Frederick J. Bryant, Jr. -- Sam Cornish -- Clarence Reed -- Albert E. Haynes, Jr. -- Lorenzo Thomas -- Gaston Neal -- L. Goodwin -- Ray Johnson -- Bob Bennett -- Ahmed Legraham Alhamisi -- D. L. Graham -- Victor Hernandez Cruz -- Jacques Wakefield -- Kuwasi Balagon -- Bobb Hamilton. [3]. FICTION. Fon / Henry Dumas -- A love song for seven little boys called; Sam / C. H. Fuller, Jr. -- Not your singing, dancing spade / Julia Fields -- That she would dance no more / Jean Wheeler Smith -- Life with red top / Ronald L. Fair -- Sinner man where you gonna run to? / Larry Neal -- Ain't that a groove / Charlie Cobb. [4]. DRAMA. We own the night / Jimmy Garrett -- Flowers for the trashman / Marvin E. Jackmon -- Black ice / Charles Patterson -- Notes from a savage god / Ronald Drayton -- Nocturne on the Rhine / Ronald Drayton -- Madheart / LeRoi Jones -- Prayer meeting or the first militant minister / Ben Caldwell -- How do you do / Ed Bullins -- The leader / Joseph White -- The suicide / Carol Freeman. [5]. AN AFTERWORD. And Shine swam on / Larry Neal
Topic:
American literature--African American authors
African Americans
American literature
Data Source:
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Children's literature of the Harlem Renaissance / Katharine Capshaw Smith

Author:
Smith, Katharine Capshaw 1968-
Physical description:
xxvi, 338 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2004
C2004
20th century
Contents:
The Emblematic Black Child: Du Bois's Crisis Publications -- Creating the Past, Present, and Future: New Negro Children's Drama -- The Legacy of the South: Revisiting the Plantation Tradition -- The Peacemakers: Carter G. Woodson's Circle -- The Aesthetics of Black Children's Literature: Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes
Topic:
American literature--African American authors--History and criticism
American literature--History and criticism
Children's literature, American--History and criticism
African American children--Books and reading
African American children in literature
African Americans in literature
Harlem Renaissance
Intellectual life
Data Source:
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Prose-poem-drama : "proemdra"--"black aesthetics" versus "white aesthetics" in South Africa

Author:
Zander, Horst
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Subject:
Mutloatse, Mothobi
Mapalakanye, Maropodi Hlabirwa
Matshoba, Mtutuzeli 1950-
Type:
Articles
Date:
1999
Notes:
Includes discussion of South African writers Mothobi Mutloatse, Maropodi Mapalakanye, and Mtutuzeli Matshoba.
Topic:
Authors, South African
South African literature--History and criticism
Call number:
PL8010 .R46X
Data Source:
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Readers theatre for African American history / by Jeff Sanders and Nancy I. Sanders

Author:
Sanders, Jeff
Sanders, Nancy I
Physical description:
xiii, 151 p. ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Juvenile drama
Date:
2008
Contents:
Preface -- Introduction -- Readers Theatre: The Dynamic Duo -- Preparing the Script -- Introducing the Script -- Practicing the Script -- Performing the Script -- Evaluating the Script -- Want to do More? -- Africa's Glories -- Abubakari and the Empire of Mali -- The American Revolution -- Heroes and Patriots -- Founding Fathers -- Richard Allen and the Free African Society -- Abolitionists -- Robert and Harriet (Forten) Purvis Help Lead the Fight -- The Black Press -- The North Star Shines a Bright Light -- Settling the West -- Bass Reeves Keeps the Law -- Civil War -- Emancipation Day on the South Carolina Sea Islands -- Politics -- United States Senators -- Tuskegee Airmen -- True American Heroes -- The Great Migration -- Moving North to a Better Life -- Harlem Renaissance -- Zora Neale Hurston and the Rent Party -- The Great Debate -- Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois Lead the Way -- Holidays -- Juneteenth: A Historic Day -- Science and Medicine -- A Scientist Hall of Fame -- Inventors -- Lewis Latimer Helps Give Light to the World -- Sports -- Jackie Robinson Integrates Baseball -- Literature -- Phillis Wheatley and Famous Poets of Yesterday -- Visual Arts -- Augusta Savage Shapes Her World -- Music -- Marian Anderson's Voice Rings Out -- The Civil Rights Movement -- The March on Washington -- Teacher Resources -- About the Author -- Selected Bibliography
Topic:
African Americans--History--Study and teaching
African Americans--Study and teaching
African Americans--History
African Americans
Readers' theater
Young adult drama, American
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--satirising those aspects of our life we don't approve of : a view of the dark comedies from the townships

Author:
Breitinger, Eckhard
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI
Subject:
Mtwa, Percy
Ngema, Mbongeni
Woza, Albert
Type:
Articles
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1994
Topic:
Community theater
Drama--Black authors
Actors, Black
Call number:
PN2979 .T47 1994X
Data Source:
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South African township theatre : fire and other images / by Alan Cook

Author:
Cook, Alan
Physical description:
21 leaves ; 28 cm
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1987
[1987?]
Notes:
Cover title.
Topic:
Black theater
South African drama--Black authors--History and criticism
Community theater
Call number:
PN2984 .C66 1987
Data Source:
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The works of William Wells Brown : using his "strong, manly voice" / edited by Paula Garrett and Hollis Robbins ; foreword by Henry Louis Gates Jr

Author:
Brown, William Wells 1814?-1884
Garrett, Paula
Robbins, Hollis 1963-
Subject:
Brown, William Wells 1814?-1884
Physical description:
xxxviii, 481 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Fiction
Biography
Date:
2006
©2006
Contents:
Speeches 1 -- 1 A Lecture Delivered before the Female Anti-Slavery Society of Salem at Lyceum Hall, Nov. 14,1847 (Boston: Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, 1847) 3 -- 2 Speech delivered at the Lecture Hall, Croydon, England, September 5, 1849 19 -- 3 Speech delivered at the Concert Rooms, Store Street, London, September 27, 1849 24 -- 4 Speech delivered at the Hall of Commerce, London, August 1, 1851 29 -- 5 Speech delivered at the Town Hall, Manchester, England, August 1, 1854 33 -- Autobiographical Writings 41 -- 1 From Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself(Boston: Anti-Slavery Office, 1847) 43 -- 2 From My Southern Home; or, The South and Its People (Boston: A.G. Brown, 1880) 63 -- Travel Writings 139 -- 1 From Three Years in Europe; or, Places I Have Seen and People I Have Met (London: Charles Gilpin, 1852) 143 -- 2 From The American Fugitive in Europe: Sketches of Places and People Abroad (Boston: John P. Jewett; Cleveland: Jewett, Proctor & Worthington; New York: Sheldon, Lamport & Blakeman, 1855) 164 -- Fiction 219 -- 1 From Clotel; or, The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States (London: Partridge and Oakey 1853) 221 -- 2 The Escape; or, A Leap of Freedom: A Drama in Five Acts (Boston: R.F. Walcutt, 1858) 264 -- Writing Race and Gender 309 -- 1 From The Black Man: His Antecedents, His Genius, and His Achievements (New York: Thomas Hamilton; Boston, R.F. Wallcut, 1863) 313 -- 2 From The Rising Son; or, The Antecedents and Advancement of the Colored Race (Boston: A.G. Brown, 1874) 353 -- 3 From The Negro in the American Rebellion: His Heroism and His Fidelity (Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1867) 439 -- Selected Letters 445 -- 1 In The Liberator, July 12, 1850 447 -- 2 In Frederick Douglass' Paper, October 2, 1851 452 -- 3 In Frederick Douglass' Paper, March 16, 1855 (reprinted from the Anti-Slavery Standard) 456 -- 4 In The Christian Recorder, January 22, 1874 458 -- Teaching William Wells Brown: Four Versions of an Anecdote 461 -- 1 From Clotel (1853) 465 -- 2 From The Escape (1858) 466 -- 3 From Clotelle (1865) 468 -- 4 From My Southern Home (1880) 469
Topic:
African Americans
African American authors
Data Source:
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Woza Afrika : a festival of South African theater : presented at the Mitzi Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center by the Woza Afrika Foundation in association with Lincoln Theater, September 10-October 5, 1986

Author:
Rubin, Jon M
Ndlovu, Duma
Woza Afrika Foundation
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Physical description:
[20] p. : ill. ; 39 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1986
[1986]
20th century
Notes:
Title from p. [3].
Staff for the Woza Africa [sic] program booklet: Jon M. Rubin [et al.].
Includes progam notes for Asinamali / Mbongeni Ngema, Bopha / Percy Mtwa, Children of Asazi / Matsemela Manaka, Gangsters / Maishe Maponya, Born in the R.S.A. / Barney Simon and the cast.
Texts of plays issued simultaneously in an anthology edited by Duma Ndlovu.
Topic:
South African drama (English)
South African drama (English)--Black authors
Black theater
Call number:
PN2981.5 .W93 1986
PN2981.5.W93 1986
Data Source:
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Woza Afrika! : an anthology of South African plays / selected and edited by Duma Ndlovu ; foreword by Wole Soyinka ; preface by Amiri Baraka

Author:
Ndlovu, Duma
Physical description:
xxviii, 272 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Africa
Date:
1986
20th century
Contents:
Woza Albert! / Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema, and Barney Simon -- Gangsters / Maishe Maponya -- Children of Asazi / Matsemela Manaka --Born in the R.S.A. / Barney Simon and the cast -- Asinamali / Mbongeni Ngema -- Bopha! / Percy Mtwa
Topic:
South African drama (English)
South African drama (English)--Black authors
Blacks--Drama
Call number:
PR9366.6.W69 1986X
Data Source:
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