New PDF release: Black British Drama: A Transnational Story

By Michael Pearce

ISBN-10: 1138917850

ISBN-13: 9781138917859

ISBN-10: 1138917869

ISBN-13: 9781138917866

Black British Drama: A Transnational Story appears afresh on the methods black theatre in Britain is hooked up to and proficient by means of the areas of Africa, the Caribbean and the USA.

Michael Pearce offers an fascinating new method of interpreting glossy and modern black British drama, reading performs by means of a variety of writers together with Michael Abbensetts, Mustapha Matura, Caryl Phillips, Winsome Pinnock, Kwame Kwei-Armah, debbie tucker eco-friendly, Roy Williams and Bola Agbaje. Chapters mix old documentation and dialogue with shut research to supply an in-depth, soaking up account of post-war black British drama positioned inside of worldwide and transnational circuits.

A major contribution to black British and black diaspora theatre stories, Black British Drama is a must-read for students and students in this evolving field.

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