The Oberon book of monologues for Black actors. Volume 1 : classical and contemporary speeches from Black British plays : monologues for men. / selected and edited by Simeilia Hodge-Dallaway ; foreword by Kwame Kwei-Armah.

Other titles
  • Classical and contemporary speeches from Black British plays
  • Monologues for women
Published
  • London : Oberon Books 2013
Physical description
1 online resource (141 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-78319-556-8
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Other format: Also available online.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF reader (latest version recommended); Internet Explorer or other browser (latest version recommended).
  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Foreword; Introduction; Dedication; Contents; Classical Monologues; Moon on a Rainbow Shawl (Errol John); Ephraim; Skyvers (Barry Reckord); Cragge; Smile Orange (Trevor Rhone); Ringo; Nice (Mustapha Matura); Man; Sweet Talk (Michael Abbensetts); Tony; 11 Josephine House (Alfred Fagon); George; Pantomime (Derek Walcott); Jackson; Contemporary Monologues; A Jamaican Airman Foresees his Death (Fred D'Aguiar); Alvin; Two Step (Rhashan Stone); AJ; Something Dark (Lemn Sissay); Lemn Sissay; Boy With Beer (Paul Boakye); Donovan
  • Blackta (Nathaniel Martello-White)Brown; Brother to Brother (Michael McMillan); Purple; The Westbridge (Rachel De-lahay); Andre; Statement of Regret (Kwame Kwei-Armah); Junior; Little Baby Jesus (Arinze Kene); Kehinde; Fixer (Lydia Adetunji); Chuks; Bashment (Rikki Beadle-Blair); KKK; Two Horsemen ('Biyi Bandele-Thomas); Banza; Pandora's Box (Ade Solanke); Prin Osun; Black T-Shirt Collection (Inua Ellams); Unnamed; B is for Black (Courttia Newland); Ben; The Estate (Oladipo Agboluaje); Yinka; Joe Guy (Roy Williams); Joe; Pure Gold (Michael Bhim); Simon
Related item
Genre
  • Drama.
  • Electronic books.
  • Monologues (Drama)
  • Plays - England - 2013.
  • text
  • UK eLD e-books
Language
  • English
Internet Resources

Summary

  • Foreword by Kwame Kwei Armah How many Black British plays can you name? Inspired by both classical and contemporary plays, The Oberon Book of Monologues for Black Actors gives readers an insight into some of the best cutting-edge plays written by black British playwrights, over the last sixty years. This collection features over twenty speeches by Britain's most prominent black dramatists. The monologues represent a wide-range of themes, characters, dialects and styles. Suitable for young people and adults, each selection includes production information, a synopsis of the play,

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University of Aberdeen Libraries Online location Available from Ebook Central. Online version available for university members only. This requires an institutional login.
Aston University Library Online location An e-book from Ebook Central; click to view
Aston University Library: E-book available online
University of Birmingham Libraries Online location Click to View
University of Birmingham Libraries Online location Ebook Central Perpetual Titles
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YK.2014.a.19031
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YK.2014.a.19029
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms DRT ELD.DS.552458
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: Order from Library Storage Facility (Not borrowable)
University of Cambridge Libraries: University Library: Order from Library Storage Facility (Not borrowable)
Cardiff University Libraries Online location
Cardiff University Libraries Online location
Edge Hill University Online location An electronic book from ProQuest
Edge Hill University: Electronic Resource eBook
University of Essex: East 15 Acting School (Loughton) PN 2080.O3
University of Essex: East 15 Acting School (Loughton) PN 2080.O3
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) PB5.214.128/12
National Library of Scotland: General Reading Room, Edinburgh (stored offsite) PB5.214.129/1
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2012 MA 35685
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru: Contact the National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru PRINT 2012 MA 35686
National Library of Wales / Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru Online location
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library Week 03 (14)
University of Oxford Libraries: Bodleian Library Week 03 (14)
University of Reading Library Online location
University of Reading Library: University Library: Electronic resource XX(1833668.1)
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama / Coleg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru: Book D 7.44681 O
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama / Coleg Brenhinol Cerdd a Drama Cymru: Book D 7.44681
SOAS Library, University of London Online location Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central.
University of Salford Online location Ebook Central Academic Complete
University of Salford Online location Ebook Central Academic Complete UKI Edition
University of Salford Online location Ebook Central Academic Complete
University of Salford Online location Ebook Central Academic Complete UKI Edition
Trinity College Dublin Library: Ussher Library PL-584-736
Trinity College Dublin Library: Ussher Library PL-594-839
Trinity College Dublin Library Online location
Victoria and Albert Museum libraries: Blythe House Archive & Study Room: Theatre & Performance Collection PLAYS 248
Victoria and Albert Museum libraries: Blythe House Archive & Study Room: Theatre & Performance Collection PLAYS 247
University of Warwick Library Online location Connect to EBSCO e-book
University of West London: Paul Hamlyn Library, Floor 3 822.0450889 OBE One-week loan
University of West London: Paul Hamlyn Library, Floor 3 822.0450889 OBE One-week loan

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