A beautiful pageant : African American theatre, drama, and performance in the Harlem Renaissance, 1910-1927 /
|Published:||New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.|
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Table of Contents:
- Chapter 1. African American Performance in the Harlem Renaissance
- Part I. 1910-1918
- Chapter 2. Men in Black and White: Race and Masculinity in the Heavyweight Title Fight of 1910
- Chapter 3. Exoticism, Dance, and Racial Myths: Modern Dance and the Class Divide in the Choreography of Aida Overton Walker and Ethel Waters
- Chapter 4. "The Pageant Is the Thing": Black Nationalism and The Star of Ethiopia
- Part II. Black Drama
- Chapter 5. Walter Benjamin and the Lynching Play: Mourning and Allegory in Angelina Weld Grimke's Rachel
- Chapter 6. Migration, Fragmentation, and Identity: Zora Neale Hurston's Color Struck and the Geography of the Harlem Renaissance
- Chapter 7. The Wages of Culture: Alain Locke and the Folk Dramas of Georgia Douglas Johnson and Willis Richardson
- Part III. 1918-1927
- Chapter 8. "In the Whirlwind and the Storm": Marcus Garvey and the Performance of Black Nationalism
- Chapter 9. Whose Role Is It, Anyway?: Charles Gilpin and the Harlem Renaissance
- Chapter 10. "What Constitutes a Race Drama and How May We Know It When We Find It?": The Little Theatre Movement and the Black Public Sphere
- Chapter 11. Shuffle Along and the Quest for Nostalgia: Black Musicals of the 1920s
- Chapter 12. Conclusion: The End of "Butter Side Up"
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