By Michael Pearce
Black British Drama: A Transnational Story appears afresh on the methods black theatre in Britain is attached to and educated by means of the areas of Africa, the Caribbean and the USA.
Michael Pearce offers an intriguing new method of examining smooth and modern black British drama, reading performs via a number 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 historic documentation and dialogue with shut research to supply an in-depth, soaking up account of post-war black British drama located inside of worldwide and transnational circuits.
A major contribution to black British and black diaspora theatre experiences, Black British Drama is a must-read for students and students in this evolving field.
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