53 results found for: genres:"Plays (document genre)"

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1931

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

The tabu of Christ on the Andes

A handwritten introduction to "Christ on the Andes" (ultimately renamed "The Christ of the Andes," explaining the play's themes and purposes.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1920

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

The pastor at St. Stephen's

Notes on the cast of characters in a play revolving around a certain church pastor, his religious daughter, and "an educated man."

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

The darker wisdom prophecies in tale and play, seeking to pierce the gloom of 1940

An early version of this theatrical work "seeking to pierce the gloom of 1940," bearing very minimal editorial mark-up.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Black man

A heavily marked-up draft of the play, which takes place on "the earth," and "in the beginning."

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 fourth, heavily corrected 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, i063 through i068).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Black man and the moon A dramatic phantasy

A clean-looking draft of the play, typed on onion skin, and including table of contents page and list of dramatis personae.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

The first tale black man, a fantasy

An introduction and early rendering of this work, which first appeared in the 1931 compilation, "Playthings of the Night," and which takes place at "the Earth's beginnings, when the moon was young."

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 third, 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, i063 through i068).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

The slave, the serf, and the blond beast a vision

An updated rendering of this work, which first appeared in the 1931 compilation, "Playthings of the Night," under the title "The All-Mother" and which now comprises the body of "Power & War," the second movement of "Darker Wisdom / Sorcery of Color."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers