Literature, Drama



link to catalog page AMMEN, May Irwin

May Irwin

Singing, Shouting, and the Shadow of Minstrelsy

Author: Sharon Ammen
Pub Date: January 2017

The vivid life and startling times of a forgotten entertainer   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, Afro-Paradise

Afro-Paradise

Blackness, Violence, and Performance in Brazil

Author: Christen A. Smith
Pub Date: February 2016

The paradoxes of an Edenic playground sustained by, and dependent on, black pain and suffering   learn more...

link to catalog page ADELL, Contemporary Plays by African American Women Author: Edited by Sandra Adell
Pub Date: January 2016

Groundbreaking twenty-first-century works for classes, actors, and theatergoers   learn more...

link to catalog page FLIOTSOS, International Women Stage Directors Author: Edited by Anne Fliotsos and Wendy Vierow
Pub Date: November 2013

A pioneering reference of women theatre directors worldwide   learn more...

link to catalog page HOLMES, Weavers of Dreams, Unite!

Weavers of Dreams, Unite!

Actors' Unionism in Early Twentieth-Century America

Author: Sean P. Holmes
Pub Date: April 2013

Stage actors as workers   learn more...

link to catalog page MITCHELL, Living with Lynching

Living with Lynching

African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930

Author: Koritha Mitchell
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: August 2012

The first full-length critical study of lynching plays in American culture   learn more...

link to catalog page DUNLAP, A History of the American Theatre from Its Origins to 1832 Author: William Dunlap
Pub Date: September 2005

The genesis of the American theatre as told by one of its founding fathers   learn more...