9 plays by Black women

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Penguin Books USA Inc., 1986 - Drama - 508 pages
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A Black woman speaks / by Beah Richards -- Toussaint / by Lorraine Hansberry -- Wedding band / by Alice Childress -- The tapestry / by Alexis DeVeaux -- Unfinished women cry in no man's land while a bird dies in a gilded cage / by Aishah Rahman -- spell #7 / by ntozake shange -- The brothers / by Kathleen Collins -- Paper dolls / by Elaine Jackson -- Brown silk and magenta sunsets / by P.J. Gibson.

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9 plays by Black women

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This is a collection of plays by the major black women playwrights from 1950 to 1985. Though the plays are uneven in quality, they represent an important, underexplored group of theater voices. The ... Read full review


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Wedding Band 1966

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