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Afrocentric Theatre

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ISBN-10: 1483637409

ISBN-13: 9781483637402

Edition: 2013

Authors: Carlton W. Molette, Barbara J. Molette

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Afrocentric Theatre updates the Molettes' groundbreaking book, Black Theatre: Premise and Presentation, that has been required reading in many Black theatre courses for over twenty-fi ve years. Afrocentric theatre is a culturally-based art form, not a race-based one. Culture and values shape perceptions of such phenomena as time, space, heroism, reality, truth, and beauty. These culturally variable social constructions determine standards for evaluating and analyzing art and govern the way people perceive theatrical presentations as well as fi lm and video drama. A play is not Afrocentric simply because it is by a Black playwright, or has Black characters, or addresses a Black theme or…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 314
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English