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by Alice Childress

  • ISBN: 0822207680
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Alice Childress
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc. (January 1998)
  • Pages: 72
  • ePub book: 1402 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1121 kb
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Mojo & String book. Alice Childress is also known for her literary works. Among these are Those Other People (1989) and A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich (1973)

Mojo & String book. Among these are Those Other People (1989) and A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich (1973). Also, she wrote a screenplay for the 1978 film based on A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich. Her 1979 novel A Short Walk was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. Childress described her writing as trying to portray the have-nots in a have society.

Paying a surprise visit to her former husband, Irene, aware that she is ill with cancer, reveals that she must shortly go back into the hospital but wanted to see Teddy just once more first.

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Alice Childress (October 12, 1916 – August 14, 1994) was an American novelist, playwright, and actress, acknowledged as "the only African-American woman to have written, produced, and published plays for four decades

Alice Childress (October 12, 1916 – August 14, 1994) was an American novelist, playwright, and actress, acknowledged as "the only African-American woman to have written, produced, and published plays for four decades. Childress described her work as trying to portray the have-nots in a have society, saying: "My writing attempts to interpret the 'ordinary' because they are not ordinary. Each human is uniquely different. Like snowflakes, the human pattern is never cast twice

1971) A Book by Alice Childress. Title: Mojo and String

1971) A Book by Alice Childress. Used availability for Alice Childress's Mojo and String. October 1971 : USA Paperback. Title: Mojo and String.

Books By Alice Childress.

Like One of the Family, which provides historical context for Kathryn Stockett's novel, The Help, is comprised of a series of conversations between Mildred, a black domestic, and her friend Marge. They create a vibrant picture of the life of a black working woman in New York in the 1950s.

Alice Childress moved north to Harlem at the age of five to be raised by. .Mojo and String: Two Plays (1971).

Alice Childress moved north to Harlem at the age of five to be raised by her dynamic grandmother, Eliza Campbell. She deems her grandmother's influence immeasurable for exposing her at an early age to New York's cultural and artistic offerings.

Alice Childress was an African-American actress, playwright and drama theorist. Childress believed in drama as a vital tool for social change, having familiarized herself with literature of this nature. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on October 12, 1916, and died in 1994. Moreover, she looked to the Bible, as well as books on African-American history and Shakespeare as examples of art utilized to express truth. The poets she favored were Walt Whitman and Paul Laurence Dunbar, who portrayed humans' unlimited potential.

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