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August Wilson : a casebook

Author: Marilyn Roberson Elkins
Publisher: New York : Garland, 2000.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1626.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Casebooks on modern dramatists ;, vol. 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These twelve original essays on the only African-American playwright to win the Pulitzer Prize twice provide a thorough introduction to a much under-valued playwright. Highlights include an interview  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: August Wilson; August Wilson; August Wilson; August Wilson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Roberson Elkins
ISBN: 0815336349 9780815336341
OCLC Number: 43812007
Description: xxii, 257 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: August Wilson and the four B's : influences / Mark William Rocha --
Wilson and Fugard : politics and art / Joanne Gordon --
The Bb burden : the invisibility of Ma Rainey's black bottom / Eileen Crawford --
August Wilson's folk traditions / Trudier Harris --
ghosts from "down there" : the southernness of August Wilson / Patricia Gantt --
Father, son and Holy ghost : from the local to the mythical in August Wilson / Pamela jean Monaco --
Approaches to Africa : the poetics of memory and the body in two August Wilson plays / Gunilla Theander Kester --
Ma Rainey and the Boyz : gender ideology in August Wilson's Broadway canon / Kim Marra --
Developing his song : August Wilson's Fences / Joan Fishman --
Subtle imposition : the Lloyd Richards-August Wilson formula / Sandra G. Shannon --
Seven guitars : August Wilson's economy of blues / David L.G. Arnold --
Alternatives ... opposites ... convergences : an interview with Lloyd Richards / Richard Pettengill --
The historical perspective : an interview with August Wilson / Richard Pettengill.
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 1626.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Casebooks on modern dramatists ;, vol. 15.
Responsibility: edited by Marilyn Elkins.

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