Crosswinds: An Anthology of Black Dramatists in the Diaspora

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William B. Branch
Indiana University Press, 1993 - African Americans - 416 pages
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Compiled by William Branch, playwright and American Book Award winner, this is a collection of plays by Black dramatists from Africa, the Caribbean, South America, Europe, and the United States. This anthology contains Death and the King's Horseman, by Wole Soyinka of Nigeria, 1986 recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature; and more.
 

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In his introduction to this collection of works by contemporary black playwrights, Branch (theater, dramatic literature, and communications, Cornell Univ.) traces the history of black--and all Western ... Read full review

Contents

Death and the Kings Horseman
1
Efua Sutherland I
54
Percy Mtwa Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon I
96
Pantomime
130
Edgar White I
162
Abdias do Nascimento I
203
Amiri Baraka I
250
William Branch I
260
Joe Turners Come and Gone
309
Richard Wesley I
359
THE DRAMATIsTs
412
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