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Author McAllister, Marvin Edward, 1969-

Title White people do not know how to behave at entertainments designed for ladies & gentlemen of colour : William Brown's African & American theater / Marvin McAllister
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2003]
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Late-Night Pleasure Garden for People of Color: Noah's African Grove; 2. Hung Be the Heavens with Black: Toward a Minor Theater; 3. American Taste and Genius: Building an American Theater; 4. Tom and Jerry Meets Three-Fingered Jack: The African Company's Balancing Act; 5. In Fear of His Opposition: Euro-New York Reacts; Conclusion: To Be -- or Not to Be; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary An exploration of the career of William Brown, a 19th-century free man of colour, who pioneered theatrical spaces for black New Yorkers, hitherto denied access to whites-only venues. The text explores these intercultural, multiracial environments and investigates negative white reactions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
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Subject Brown, William Alexander.
African American theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002015820
ISBN 0807827770 (alk. paper)
0807854506 (paperback; alk. paper)
0807862606 (electronic bk.)
9780807827772 (alk. paper)
9780807854501 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780807862605 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles White people do not know how to behave at entertainments designed for ladies & gentlemen of color