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Contemporary Black American Playwrights and Their Plays, 1988 Bernard L. Peterson Jr.

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Bernard L. Peterson's Contemporary Black American Playwrights and Their Plays, A Biographical Directory and Dramatic Index, 1988, alphabetically organized, provides biographical information on more than 600 playwrights and details on all plays written, produced, or published by these playwrights between 1950 and 1985.


An introductory essay to this 625 page book surveys the history of contemporary black American drama. Playwrights, screenwriters, radio and television scriptwriters, and musical theater collaborators are treated in separate sections.


This book is in near mint condition, slight foxing,  no dust jacket.  it measures 6 1/4 inches by  9 1/2 inches by  1 1/2 inches.  Solidly bound, like new, it is without marks or tears. Looking down on the book from the top, closed, there is a slight depression (pp. 180-220) indicating a scrape to the very top of pages. No other damage.

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