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«Sturdy Black Bridges» on the American Stage

The Portrayal of Black Motherhood in Selected Plays by Contemporary African American Women Playwrights


Susanna Bösch

Contents: Black motherhood: myth and reality (stereotypes, historical importance, motherhood today, the grandmother) - Women playwrights and African American theater - Images of mothers in Black drama - Discussion of selected contemporary playwrights and their plays - Transcriptions of interviews/discussions.