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Title August Wilson : a casebook / edited by Marilyn Elkins.
Imprint New York : Garland, 1994.
Description xxi, 228 p. ; 22 cm.
Call # 812 WILSON A
Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 1626. Casebooks on modern dramatists ; vol. 15
Garland reference library of the humanities ; v. 1626.
Garland reference library of the humanities. Casebooks on modern dramatists ; v. 15.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Marilyn Elkins -- 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 -- Alternatives...opposites...convergences: An interview with Lloyd Richards / Richard Pettengill -- Historical perspective:An interview with August Wilson / Richard Pettengill.
Subject Wilson, August -- Criticism and interpretation.
Historical drama, American -- History and criticism.
African Americans in literature.
Addl. Author Elkins, Marilyn Roberson.
ISBN 0815309228 (acid-free paper)

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