‘Black British Drama: debbie tucker green and Kwame Kwei-Armah’

Osborne, Deirdre. 2011. ‘Black British Drama: debbie tucker green and Kwame Kwei-Armah’. In: Sibylle Baumbach; Birgit Neumann and Ansgar Nunning, eds. A History of British Drama: Developments, Interpretations. Trier, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, pp. 10-20. ISBN ? [Book Section]

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This chapter gives an overview of the historical presence of blackness in British theatre beginning with the first traces from the Roman invasion to the Renaissance, Restoration and beyond. It charts the move from a white representational dominance through to authentic creative agency exemplified in two leading contemporary Black British playwrights, debbie tucker green and Kwame Kwei-Armah.

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debbie tucker green Kwame Kwei-Armah Black British drama, black theatre in Britain

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Theatre and Performance (TAP)



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18 Oct 2011 08:46

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03 Jul 2017 11:34



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