Nat Turner in Jerusalem
|Format:||Print Book 2017|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
In August 1831, Nat Turner led a slave uprising that shook the conscience of the nation. Turner's startling account of his prophecy and the insurrection was recorded and published by attorney Thomas R. Gray. Nathan Alan Davis writes a timely new play that imagines Turner's final night in a jail cell in Jerusalem, Virginia, as he is revisited by Gray and they reckon with what has passed, and what the dawn will bring. Woven with vivid imagery and indelible lyricism, Nat Turner in Jerusalem examine
|Series||Samuel French acting edition.|
-- Last years
Slaves -- United States -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama.
Prisons -- Drama.
Southampton Insurrection, 1831 -- Drama.
Courtland (Va.) -- Drama.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York] :2017
"Drama / 2m"--Page 4 of cover.
60 pages ; 21 cm.