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Dutchman and the Slave

Dutchman and the Slave - 64 edition

Dutchman and the Slave - 64 edition

ISBN13: 9780688210847

ISBN10: 0688210848

Dutchman and the Slave by LeRoi Jones and Amiri Baraka - ISBN 9780688210847
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 64
Copyright: 1964
Publisher: Quill
Published: 1964
International: No
Dutchman and the Slave by LeRoi Jones and Amiri Baraka - ISBN 9780688210847

ISBN13: 9780688210847

ISBN10: 0688210848

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 64

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Summary

Centered squarely on the Negro-white conflict, both Dutchman and The Slave are literally shocking plays--in ideas, in language, in honest anger. They illuminate as with a flash of lightning a deadly serious problem--and they bring an eloquent and exceptionally powerful voice to the American theatre.

Dutchman opened in New York City on March 24, 1964, to perhaps the most excited acclaim ever accorded an off-Broadway production and shortly thereafter received the Village Voice's Obie Award. The Slave, which was produced off-Broadway the following fall, continues to be the subject of heated critical controversy.

Author Bio

Baraka, Amiri (Leroi Jones) :

Amiri Baraka, born Leroi Jones in 1934, is a poet, playwright, novelist, critic, and politcal activist. Best known for his highly acclaimed, award-winning play "Dutchman," as well as "The Slave, The Toliet," and numerous poetry collections. He lives in Newark, New Jersey.

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