A Beautiful Pageant: African American Theatre, Drama and Performance in the Harlem Renaissance (Hardback)David Krasner (author)
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Publisher: Palgrave USA
Number of pages: 370
Weight: 757 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 30 mm
'A densely detailed, consistently readable account of the Harlem Renaissance...Krasner's aim is far broader than a period of history in theatre, he deftly concentrates on 'specific events in order to sketch a larger picture' and alters people's way of thinking about the Harlem Renaissance.' - Publishers Weekley
'Krasner's arguments are persuasive and engaging.' - D.B. Wilmeth, Choice
'Densely detailed, consistently readable ... succinct and neatly incorporated background sketches along with intelligible and accessible references to theorists enrich the finer details.' - Publishers Weekly
'A timely, lively, essential book that advances African American performance studies while specifically bringing theatre, performance and drama into focus in the glory years of the Harlem Renaissance.' - Robert B Stepto, Yale University
'Breezy, witty,and intelligent look at a decade that brought us such memorable and groundbreaking shows.' - Library Journal
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