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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
Topic:
American literature--African American authors
African Americans
American literature
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
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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
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
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
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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
Topic:
Authors, South African
South African literature--History and criticism
Call number:
PL8010 .R46X
Notes:
Includes discussion of South African writers Mothobi Mutloatse, Maropodi Mapalakanye, and Mtutuzeli Matshoba
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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
Topic:
African Americans--History--Study and teaching
African Americans--Study and teaching
African Americans--History
African Americans
Readers' theater
Young adult drama, American
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
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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
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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?]
Topic:
Black theater
South African drama--Black authors--History and criticism
Community theater
Call number:
PN2984 .C66 1987
Notes:
Cover title
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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
Topic:
South African drama (English)
South African drama (English)--Black authors
Black theater
Call number:
PN2981.5 .W93 1986
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
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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
Topic:
South African drama (English)
South African drama (English)--Black authors
Blacks--Drama
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
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