Table of contents for Contemporary African American women playwrights / [edited by] Philip Kolin.

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 Table of Contents
Introduction Philip C. Kolin
"Something's going on here that concerns me":
Johnson, Hurston, Bonner, and Hansberry David Krasner
Dialectical Dialogues:
Performing Blackness in the Drama of Alice Childress Soyica Diggs
"Shaking Loose":
Sonia Sanchez's Militant Drama Jacqueline Wood
American History/African Nightmares:
Adrienne Kennedy and Civil Rights Philip C. Kolin
"Boogie Woogie Landscapes:
The Dramatic/Poetic Collage of Ntozake Shange James Fisher
The Feminist/Womanist Vision of Pearl Cleage Beth Turner
"We must keep on writing":
The Plays of Aishah Rahman Brandi Wilkins Catanese
Glenda Dickerson¿s Nu Shu:
Combining Feminist Discourse/Predagogy/Theatre Freda Scott Giles
"Everybody's Talking":
Anna Deavere Smith's Documentary Theater Joan Wylie Hall
Diggin the Fo'-Fathers:
Suzan-Lori Parks's Histories Debby Thompson
An Intimate Look at the Plays of Lynn Nottage Sandra G. Shannon
An Interview with Lynn Nottage Sandra G. Shannon
Notes on Contributers

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

American drama -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African American women -- Intellectual life.