14 results found for: subject:"Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963--Black man"

Gallery view

1957 July 8

Perl, Arnold

Letter from Arnold Perl to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Perl writes on behalf of Banner Productions regarding Du Bois' play "Black Man and the Moon;" believes the play "made more interesting reading than performing" and doubts "its value as a play on the stage;" returns the script to Du Bois. Enclosure not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948 Jan. 19

National Theatre Conference

Letter from National Theatre Conference to Shirley Graham

Cleveland (Ohio) - Signed Hallie Flanagan Davis, New Playwrights Project; declining to produce W. E. B. Du Bois's four-act play, "Black Man," commenting on the work's weakness, and expressing interest in hearing the author's reactions thereto.

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

Black man

An initial, uncorrected, complete draft.

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

Black man stage directions

Very brief and somewhat vague notes on the play's theme's color coordinations.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1941

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

Black man and the moon A dramatic phantasy

A clean-looking copy of a draft of this work, which first appeared in the 1931 compilation, "Playthings of the Night."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Black man

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

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Black man [fragments]

Numerous, voluminous, mostly unordered, very brittle scraps of drafts and cut-out edits of the play "Black Man / Black Man and the Moon" littered with Du Bois's comments and manual cut-and-paste operations. See mums312-b234-i010 through i015 for complete and much more finalized versions.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931

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

Black man A play in ten scenes

A clean-looking draft of the play, typed on onion skin, and with virtually no corrections.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers