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Author Mitchell, Koritha

Title Living with lynching : African American lynching plays, performance, and citizenship, 1890-1930 / Koritha Mitchell

Publ Info Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RIC  PS338.N4 M455 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PS338.N4 M455 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  PS338.N4 M455 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS338.N4 M455 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series The new black studies series
New Black studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : whose evidence? which account? -- Making lynching drama and its contributions legible. Scenes and scenarios: reading aright -- Redefining "black theater" -- Developing a genre, asserting black citizenship. The black soldier: elevating community conversation -- The black lawyer: preserving testimony -- The black mother/wife: negotiating trauma -- The pimp and coward: offering gendered revisions -- Conclusion : documenting black performance: key considerations
LC subject American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
American drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism
One-act plays, American -- History and criticism
Lynching in literature
African Americans in literature
Violence in literature
Citizenship in literature
ISBN 9780252036491 (cloth)
0252036492 (cloth)