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Plays of Negro life

Alain LeRoy Locke

Plays of Negro life

a source-book of native American drama.

by Alain LeRoy Locke

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Published by Negro University Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Drama.,
  • American drama.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSelected and edited by Alain Locke and Montgomery Gregory. Decorations and illus. by Aaron Douglas.
    GenreDrama.
    ContributionsGregory, Montgomery, 1887-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS627.N4 L6 1970, PS627N4 L6 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination430 p. :
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20851829M
    ISBN 10083715037X

    Plays and pageants from the life of the Negro. Format Book Published Washington, D.C.: The Associated publishers, inc. [c] Description p. 23 cm. Subject headings American drama--African American authors African Americans in literature African Americans in art. Langston Hughes was Voted the #6 Favorite Author of the 20th Century. James Mercer Langston Hughes The Poet Laureate of Harlem: Poet, Essayist, Novelist, Playwright, Journalist and Lyricist (February 1, - ) We younger negro artist who create now intend to express our individual dark-skinned selves without fear or shame.

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    The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke is Jeffrey C. Stewart’s biography of one of the most influential scholars of the early 20th century. Professor Alain Locke is remembered most as a principal architect of the Harlem Renaissance and gay black mentor to African American artists including Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Zora Neale Hurston.   Early on in the book, Jefferson sets out to deal with the word “Negro”, a term that today causes many to shudder (witness its recent deletion from .


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Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Locke, Alain LeRoy, Plays of Negro life. New York, Harper and Row [] (OCoLC) Plays of Negro Life: A Source-Book of Native American Drama [Locke, Alain & Gregory, Montgomery] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Plays of Negro Life: A Source-Book of Native American DramaAuthor: Montgomery Locke, Alain & Gregory. A hardcover book titled copy of Plays of Negro Life: A Source-Book of Native American Drama.

The front and back covers depict abstract figures and floral elements silhouetted on a light purple background. The binding of the book is green with an off-white square at the top reading "PLAYS OF / NEGRO LIFE / SELECTED AND EDITED BY / ALAIN LOCKE / AND / MONTGOMERY.

Get this from a library. Plays of Negro life: a source-book of native America drama. [Alain Locke; Thomas Montgomery Gregory; Aaron Douglas;] -- The drama of negro life is developing primarily because a native American drama is in process of evolution.

Thus, although it heralds the awakening of the dormant dramatic gifts of the Negro folk. Similar Items. Plays and pageants from the life of the Negro / Published: () Best black plays: the Theodore Ward Prize for African American Playwriting / Published: () Strange fruit: plays on lynching by American women / Published: () Multicultural theatre II: contemporary Hispanic, Asian, and African-American plays / Published: ().

Plays and Pageants from the Life of the Negro. Title Plays and Pageants from the Life of the Negro. This edition also contains Richardson's introduction. Wallace Henry Thurman (Aug - Decem ) was an American novelist active during the Harlem also wrote essays, worked as an editor, and was a publisher of short-lived newspapers and literary journals.

He is best known for his novel The Blacker the Berry: A Novel of Negro Life (), which explores discrimination within the black community Born: AugSalt Lake City, Utah, United.

The Paperback of the Plays and Pageants from the Life of the Negro by Willis Richardson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Author: Willis Richardson.Plays of Negro life; a source-book of native American drama.

Selected and edited by Alain Locke and Montgomery Gregory. Decorations and illus. by Aaron Douglas Negro Universities Press Westport, Conn. Wikipedia Citation. Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Labyrinthine and exhaustive in detail, The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke does far more than what its title suggests.

The page biography of course meticulously charts the trajectory of Locke's life and work, paying close attention to the pivotal role the gay Black intellectual played in kickstarting the Harlem Renaissance, and draws a detailed portrait of a complex personality.4/5. The Living Is Easy by Dorothy West ().

“One of only a handful of novels published by black women during the forties, the story of ambitious Cleo Judson is a long-time cult classic.” The Tunnel by Ernesto Sabato ().

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Johnson was one of the only women whose work was published in Alain Locke's anthology Plays of Negro Life: A Source-Book of Native American Drama.

Although several of her plays are lost, Johnson's typescripts for 10 of her plays are in collections in academic ality: American. However, both texts were published in Negro History in Thirteen Plays () and may have been staged by local Washington, D.C., schools (22).

Although Johnson wrote several dramas in the category of “Plays of Average Negro Life,” only two scripts remain, Starting Point and Paupaulekejo, featured in part : Adrienne C.

Macki. Plays and Pageants from the Life of the Negro | Here in a facsimile of the edition is Willis Richardson's collection of twelve plays and pageants that playwrights of the era wrote expressly for black audiences, mainly students and other young black people who staged them.

In The Help, one of the best films ofEllis plays Yule Mae Davis, a black maid working for a white family in Jackson, the movie is set nearly years after The Book of Negroes Author: Ariel Kay.

A hardcover book titled Plays and Pageants from the Life of the Negro by Willis Richardson. The front cover is brown with black text and images and boxes. The top box contains the title and author of the book.

An image in the bottom box depicts the heads of two figures with short hair silhouetted in profile and looking to the left. Wavy and straight lines are underneath the heads. LIFE Little Women: A Story for Every Generation. Ever since it was published more than years ago, Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel about the four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, has been revered and adored for its portrait of American life, its depiction of growing from adolescence into maturity, its exploration of the bonds among the siblings at the heart of the.

The first outside scholar to see the scripts was Carla Kaplan of the University of Southern California, who visited the Library of Congress in to look for letters for her edition of Hurston's correspondence (Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters).

She immediately confirmed that a scholarly treasure had been uncovered. In fact, Johnson, Harlem playwright Eulalie Spence, and Howard University student Thelma Duncan were the only black women included among the twenty playwrights whose work was published in Alain Locke's groundbreaking anthology Plays of Negro Life: A Source-Book of Native American Drama.

While Johnson is a constituent member of this Brand: University of Illinois Press. List of Digitized Plays. The plays held in the Manuscript Division include: Cold Keener, a Revue () De Turkey and de Law: A Comedy in Three Acts () The Mule-Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life in Three Acts () Forty Yards () Lawing and Jawing () Poker.

() Woofing () Spunk () The Music Division holds. The book alphabetically arranges entries on more than 60 dramatists, including James Baldwin, Arna Bontemps, Ossie Davis, Zora Neale Hurston, and Richard Wright.

Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a summary of the playwright's critical reception, and primary and.The Harlem Renaissance, also known as the New Negro Movement, was actually a cultural phenomenon that began in with the publication of Jean Toomer's Cane.

The artistic movement ended in with the publication of Zora Neale Hurston's novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. For twenty years, Harlem Renaissance writers and artists explored Author: Femi Lewis.Alain LeRoy Locke’s most popular book is The New Negro.

Alain LeRoy Locke has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. Alain LeRoy Locke’s most popular book is The New Negro. Plays of Negro Life: A Source-Book of Native American Drama by. Alain LeRoy Locke, Montgomery Gregory (Editor) avg rating — 0 ratings — published