By Patrice D. Rankine
Utilizing Aristotle’s Poetics, Rankine ably invokes the six elements of Aristotelian drama—character, tale, inspiration, spectacle, tune, and diction. He demonstrates the re-appropriation and rejection of those topics by means of black playwrights August Wilson, Adrienne Kennedy, and Eugene O’Neill. Aristotle and Black Drama frames the theater of civil disobedience to problem the hostility that also exists among theater and black identity.
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Aristotle and Black Drama: A Theater of Civil Disobedience by Patrice D. Rankine