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1931

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The all-mother [fragments]

Eight loose scraps of the play, bearing some hand-marked corrections. See also mums312-b233-i073 through i076.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Notes on Dark Wisdom / Sorcery of Color

Scrap papers bearing some rough lines of monologue for this work for the stage.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The Christ of the Andes

A rather finalized version of the work, complete with an "Explanation" and plot synopsis. See also mums312-b234-i017, i018, i019.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The Christ of the Andes

A typed-up series of 10 pages of the play's beginning, including a prefatory "Explanation," plot synopsis, and initial dialog.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Negro tabus in the American theatre

Chapter 2 of Playthings of the night. Itemizing and addressing a series of 10 "things that must not be said or done on the American stage when it comes to the subject of the Negro." See also mums312-b233-i053, i057.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Seven-up A play in three acts

A second, uncorrected draft of this three-act play taking place in "a town in Georgia" and prepared for publication in "Playthings of the Night." See also mums312-b233-i060, i064 through i068).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Note on Dark Wisdom / Sorcery of Color

An isolated fragment (page 41) of an early draft outlining the settings of this work for stage, with some editorial marks.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Christ on the Andes A play in three acts

A rather finalized version of the work, later retitled "The Christ of the Andes," including list of dramatis personae and virtually no corrections. See also mums312-b234-i017 through i020.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Black man a phantasy

An updated rendering of this work, which first appeared in the 1931 compilation, "Playthings of the Night," and which now comprises the body of "Race & Peace," the third movement of "Darker Wisdom / Sorcery of Color."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The all-mother

An incomplete draft of this (later retitled) play, bearing some editorial corrections. See also mums312-b233-i073 through i077; mums312-b235-i018.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers