Scars of conquest/masks of resistance : the invention of cultural identities in African, African-American, and Caribbean drama / Tejumola Olaniyan

Author(s): Olaniyan, Tejumola
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Subjects: American drama--African American authors--History and criticism
African Americans in literature
Blacks in literature
Caribbean Area--In literature
Africa--In literature
Baraka, Amiri, 1934---Criticism and interpretation
Shange, Ntozake--Criticism and interpretation
Walcott, Derek--Dramatic works
Soyinka, Wole--Dramatic works
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xii, 196 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 3
1. Agones: The Constitution of a Practice 11
2. Difference, Differently 29
3. Wole Soyinka: "Race Retrieval" and Cultural Self-Apprehension 43
4. LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka: The Motion of History 67
5. Derek Walcott: Islands of History at a Rendezvous with a Muse 93
6. Ntozake Shange: The Vengeance of Difference, or The Gender of Black Cultural Identity 116
7. Subjectivities and Institutions 139
Notes 143
Bibliography 171
Index 191
Notes: LCCN: 94033238
ISBN: 0195094050 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
ISBN: 0195094069 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-190) and index
OCLC Number: 30976941
ISBN/ISSN: 0195094050
0195094069