Darktown Strutters (Paperback)

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By Wesley Brown, W. T. Lhamon, Jr. (Afterword by)
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Darktown Strutters is the story of Jim Crow, a remarkable dancer, born in slavery, who performs in minstrel shows, South and North, during the furious times of pre- and post- Civil War America. Touching, harrowing, and inspiring, Darktown Strutters is a unique novel of courage and pride from the author of Tragic Magic.

About the Author


Wesley Brown is author of the novel Tragic Magic, two plays, and coeditor of two multicultural anthologies. He teaches literature and creative writing at Rutgers University.W. T. Lhamon Jr. is professor of English at Florida State University and author of Raising Cain: Blackface Performance from Jim Crow to Hip Hop.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781558492707
ISBN-10: 1558492704
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication Date: November 13th, 2000
Pages: 248
Language: English