For the Reckord: A Collection of Three Plays by Barry by Barry Reckord

By Barry Reckord

Barry Reckord’s position within the background of black playwriting within the uk regrettably has been nearly unrecognised formerly. Reckord used to be one of the first smooth Caribbean playwrights to have paintings produced in England. As a Jamaican in another country within the '50s and '60s he laid an exceptional origin for later rising Caribbean playwrights corresponding to Trinidadian Mustapha Matura, Guyanese Michael Abbensetts and Jamaican Alfred Fagon within the '70s, all of whom preferred how good Reckord’s paintings had paved their method forward.

No scripts of Reckord’s notable physique of labor were made on hand formerly, many incomplete manuscripts exist yet this can be the 1st whole quantity of Reckord performs. right here we current 3, every one from a special decade. those are ‘Flesh to a Tiger’, ‘Skyvers’ and ‘The White Witch’, every one with an advent by way of a sought after authority at the topic or author.

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