Performing Blackness on English Stages 1500 1800

An unusual study of the tradition of blackface in stage performance.

Performing Blackness on English Stages  1500 1800

Performing Blackness on English Stages 1500 1800

An unusual study of the tradition of blackface in stage performance.

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Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500-1800
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Virginia Mason Vaughan
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-12 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An unusual study of the tradition of blackface in stage performance.
Performing Blackness
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Kimberley W. Benston
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Performing Blackness offers a challenging interpretation of black cultural expression since the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s. Exploring drama, music, poetry, sermons, and criticism, Benston offers an exciting meditation on modern black performance's role in realising African-American aspirations for autonomy and authority. Artists covered include: * John Coltrane *
Entertaining Race
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Michael Eric Dyson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-02 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tears We Cannot Stop "Entertaining Race is a splendid way to spend quality time reading one of the most remarkable thinkers in America today."—Speaker Nancy Pelosi "To read Entertaining Race is to encounter the life-long vocation of a teacher who preaches, a
Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500-1800
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Michael Eric Dyson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

Books about Performing Blackness on English Stages, 1500-1800
Appropriating Blackness
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: E. Patrick Johnson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-23 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Performance artist and scholar E. Patrick Johnson’s provocative study examines how blackness is appropriated and performed—toward widely divergent ends—both within and outside African American culture. Appropriating Blackness develops from the contention that blackness in the United States is necessarily a politicized identity—avowed and disavowed, attractive and repellent, fixed and malleable.

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