Jiji, Vera 1928-
Most widely held works by Vera Jiji
Uncle Tom's cabin ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
George L. Aiken's 1852 dramatization of Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's cabin.
One third of a nation a living newspaper ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Videotape adaptation of a play in the "living newspaper" genre created by the Federal Theatre Project in the 1930's, which focuses on substandard tenement housing.
Showcasing American drama : George L. Aiken/Harriet B. Stowe : Uncle Tom's cabin : a handbook of source materials ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Uncle Tom's cabin by Vera Jiji ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A condensation of Aiken's play which combines dramatic scenes performed by actors, still images drawn from contemporary paintings, periodicals, and original illustrations from published editions of the novel, and popular songs and hymns of the mid-nineteenth century. The DVD also includes a vintage 1903 Thomas A. Edison silent film, and a searchable, printable PDF sourcebook with over twenty articles written between the 1850s and 2006, which help to place this work in its theatrical, social, historical and critical contexts.
Showcasing American drama : a handbook of source materials on The lion of the West by J.K. Paulding ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Uncle Tom's cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Here is the work that gave us the original Uncle Tom--very much worth examining, not only to learn how much the character resembles the modern stereotype but also to understand what inflamed Northerners so much the Lincoln credited Mrs. Stowe with starting the Civil War."--Container.
Showcasing American drama : "One-third of a nation" : a handbook of source materials on the Living newspaper by Arthur Arent (1938) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Audience response in the theater : a study of dramatic theory tested against reviewers' responses to the plays of Eugene O'Neill by Vera Jiji ( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A sourcebook of interdisciplinary materials in American drama : George L. Aiken, Uncle Tom's cabin (1852) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
One-third of a nation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Television adaptation of Arthur Arents' "living newspaper" theater piece on housing issues, originally produced in 1938.
Cheryl Crawford speaking on the past 50 years of the American theatre ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Cheryl Crawford, at age 78, shares her experiences in the theater, including her work with the Group Theatre and the Actors Studio.
Adaptations African Americans African Americans--Social conditions American drama American fiction Brooklyn College.--Humanities Institute Crawford, Cheryl,--1902-1986 Drama Feature films Federal Theatre Project (U.S.) Fiction Film and video adaptations Fugitive slaves Group Theatre (U.S.) History Housing Interviews Manners and customs Melodrama New York (State)--New York Short films Slavery Social conflict Social history Southern States Television adaptations Tenement houses Theater Uncle Tom's cabin (Stowe, Harriet Beecher) United States Working class