Colored Contradictions: An Anthology of Contemporary African-American Plays

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Harry Justin Elam, Robert Alexander
Plume, 1996 - Drama - 643 pages
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Twelve plays, written and produced in the 1990s, reveal the energy and innovation of contemporary black theater in works ranging from traditional family dramas to openly gay plays to post-modern experimental dramas, all celebrating the richness of African-American experience and expression. Original.

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Colored contradictions: an anthology of contemporary African-American plays

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In this collection, Elam and Alexander present 12 contemporary plays by famous African American playwrights that represent a wide range of black experience and cultural expression. (LJ 10/15/96) Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION by Harry J ElamJr
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FOREWORD by Robert Alexander
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About the author (1996)

Robert Alexander has studied at Leningrad State University, worked for the U.S. government in the former U.S.S.R., and traveled extensively throughout Russia.

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