Staging migrations toward an American West : from Ida B. Wells to Rhodessa Jones /

Staging Migrations toward an American West examines how black women's theatrical and everyday performances of migration toward the American West expose the complexities of their struggles for sociopolitical emancipation. While migration is often viewed as merely a physical process, Effinger-Cri...

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Author / Creator: Effinger-Crichlow, Marta.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Boulder : University Press of Colorado, [2014]
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • "Tell my people to go West": Ida B. Wells
  • "I'd go [wherever] they said 'show' ": Black Patti's Troubadours
  • "Wherever the opportunity was goin' to be I'd a been gone": black female migrants in World War II's defense industry
  • "I want to go home": Rhodessa Jones's Medea project: theatre for incarcerated women
  • Epilogue: Rhodessa Jones's Medea.