Chapter 7. Playwrights and Plays of the Harlem Renaissance

  1. David Krasner
  1. Annemarie Bean

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996805.ch7

A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama

A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama

How to Cite

Bean, A. (2007) Playwrights and Plays of the Harlem Renaissance, in A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama (ed D. Krasner), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996805.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405110884

Online ISBN: 9780470996805

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Keywords:

  • plays;
  • harlem renaissance;
  • humanity;
  • birth control;
  • social issue

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Humanity Through Drama

  • Role of Dramatic Art in the Harlem Renaissance

  • Pageant

  • Folk Play

  • Social Issue

  • History

  • Expressionist Style

  • Conclusion