“Voice Lessons: Wishes to the Outside”

Title“Voice Lessons: Wishes to the Outside”
Year for Search2019
AuthorsDavidson, Cesi
Secondary TitleArticulation: Short Plays to Nourish the Mind & Soul
Pagination102-17
Date Published2019
PublisherAqueduct Press
Place PublishedSeattle, WA
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

In the play “two celestial beings” living in a “Caribbean utopia somewhere between heaven and earth” (103) are tasked with visiting Africans of the diaspora to learn lessons from them and pass them on to others. The becomes slaves, children in a school with little equipment, and so forth. 

Illustration

Illus. Michal Ammar

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The African American female author is a speech and language pathologist

Full Text

2019 Davidson, Cesi [Cecelia]. “Voice Lessons: Wishes to the Outside.” Illus. Michal Ammar. Articulation: Short Plays to Nourish the Mind & Soul (Seattle, WA: Aqueduct Press, 2019), 102-17. PSt

In the play “two celestial beings” living in a “Caribbean utopia somewhere between heaven and earth” (103) are tasked with visiting Africans of the diaspora to learn lessons from them and pass them on to others. The becomes slaves, children in a school with little equipment, and so forth. The African American female author is a speech and language pathologist.