University of Delaware Library

Bullins, Ed.

It Bees Dat Way (a Confrontational Ritual) : play

1969 December 27


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F852


Creator: Bullins, Ed.


Title: It Bees Dat Way (a Confrontational Ritual) : play


Inclusive Dates: 1969 December 27


Extent: 1 item (11 p.)


Abstract: This 11-page manuscript is a mechanically reproduced typescript of Ed Bullins's play, It Bees Dat Way (a Confrontational Ritual)..


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F852, Ed Bullins, It Bees Dat Way (a Confrontational Ritual) : play, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Box 59, F852: Shelved in SPEC MSS 099 manuscript boxes

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Purchase, 2004.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, November 2009.


The collection is open for research.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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Biographical Note

African American playwright Ed Bullins, who began writing plays as a political activist in the mid-1960s and was later the associate director of Harlem's New Lafayette Theatre, helped shape the revolutionary theater of black experience.

Sources:

"Ed Bullins." Contemporary Authors Online (reproduced in Biography Resource Center). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC (accessed November 2009).


Scope and Content Note

Mechanically reproduced typescript of Ed Bullins's play, It Bees Day Way (a Confrontational Ritual).

The title page of this one act play bears the typed addresses of Ed Bullins and The New Lafayette Agency, both in Harlem, New York City. Page nine concludes with the typed note: "Ed Bullins, Harlem, Dec. 27, 1969." This play was published in Four Dynamite Plays by Morrow in 1972.


Selected Search Terms

Topical Terms
American drama--20th century.
American drama--African American authors--20th century.
Form/Genre Terms
Plays (document genre)

Related Materials in this Repository

This item forms part of MSS 099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.


Detailed Contents List

It Bees Dat Way (A Confrontational Ritual) : play, 1969 December 27   [Box 59 F852]