I Am Ishmael, Son of the Blackamoor. A Play

TitleI Am Ishmael, Son of the Blackamoor. A Play
Year for Search1975
Authors[Shears], [Carl Lee](1937-79)
Tertiary AuthorsSaggittarus, [pseud.]
Pagination76 pp.
Date Published1975
PublisherNuclassics and Science Publishing
Place PublishedWashington, DC
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Male author
Annotation

The play is about a charismatic African-American who, because he is so popular, becomes Vice President of the U. S., marries a white woman, and then, on the death of the President, becomes President. Although his progressive policies are both popular and successful, because he married the white woman, a white man who wanted her vows to kill him and so do black women, who feel betrayed by him. See also 1971 (2), 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 Shears, The Crucifixion of Brotherman, and 1978 Shears. 

Pseudonym

Saggittarus [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt

Author Note

The African-American author (1937-79) was a physicist who turned to writing about social issues.

Full Text

1975 [Shears, Carl Lee] (1937-79). I Am Ishmael, Son of the Blackamoor. A Play. By Saggittarus [pseud.]. Washington, DC: Nuclassics and Science Publishing. 76 pp. DLC, PSt

The play is about a charismatic African-American who, because he is so popular, becomes Vice President of the U. S., marries a white woman, and then, on the death of the President, becomes President. Although his progressive policies are both popular and successful, because he married the white woman, a white man who wanted her vows to kill him and so do black women, who feel betrayed by him. See also 1971 (2), 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975 Shears, The Crucifixion of Brotherman, and 1978 Shears. The African-American author was a physicist who turned to writing about social issues.