The fire this time : African-American plays for the 21st century / edited by Harry Elam Jr. and Robert Alexander

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Subjects: American drama--African American authors
American drama--21st century
African Americans--Drama
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Theatre Communications Group, c2004
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xxxiv, 595 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Getting the spirit : an introduction / Harry J. Elam, Jr.
American pop and why plays still matter : an introduction / Robert Alexander
Staring into the shattered mirror : identity 1
In the blood / Suzan-Lori Parks 3
Civil sex / Brian Freeman 91
The dark Kalamazoo / Oni Faida Lampley 143
Looking through the mirror backwards : the presence of the past 171
King Hedley II / August Wilson 173
Insurrection : holding history / Robert O'Hara 253
Crumbs from the table of joy / Lynn Nottage 337
New reflections in the mirror : the birth of a hip-hop nation 399
A preface to the alien garden / Robert Alexander 401
Rhyme deferred / Kamilah Forbes 467
Slanguage / Universes 511
Additional Authors: Elam, Harry Justin
Alexander, Robert
Notes: LCCN: 2001045684
ISBN: 1559362057 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC Number: 47767035
ISBN/ISSN: 1559362057