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The Cambridge companion to August Wilson / edited by Christopher Bigsby.

Contributor(s): Bigsby, C. W. E
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007Description: ix, 227 p. ; 23 cmISBN: 9780521866064 (hardback); 0521866065 (hardback); 9780521685061 (pbk.); 0521685060 (pbk.)Subject(s): Wilson, August -- Criticism and interpretation | Historical drama, American -- History and criticism | African Americans in literatureDDC classification: 812.54 LOC classification: PS3573.I45677 | Z6 2007Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only
Contents:
August Wilson: the ground on which he stood / Christopher Bigsby -- Been here and gone / John Lahr -- August Wilson's relationship to Black theatre: community, aesthetics, history and race / Mary L. Bogumil -- Music and mythology in August Wilson's plays / Kim Pereira -- Gem of the ocean and the redemptive power of history / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Joe Turner's come and gone / Samuel A. Hay -- Ma Rainey's black bottom: cutting the historical record, dramatizing a blues CD / Alan Nadel -- A piano and its history: family and transcending family / Felicia Hardison Londré -- The tragedy of Seven guitars / Brenda Murphy -- Safe at home?: August Wilson's Fences / Matthew Roudané -- Two trains running: blood on the tracks / Stephen Bottoms -- Jitney, folklore and responsibility / David Krasner -- King Hedley II: in the midst of all this death / Joan Herrington -- Radio golf: the courage of his convictions: survival, success and sprituality / Margaret Booker -- Critics on August Wilson / David K. Sauer and Janice A. Sauer -- An interview with August Wilson / Christopher Bigsby.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

August Wilson: the ground on which he stood / Christopher Bigsby -- Been here and gone / John Lahr -- August Wilson's relationship to Black theatre: community, aesthetics, history and race / Mary L. Bogumil -- Music and mythology in August Wilson's plays / Kim Pereira -- Gem of the ocean and the redemptive power of history / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Joe Turner's come and gone / Samuel A. Hay -- Ma Rainey's black bottom: cutting the historical record, dramatizing a blues CD / Alan Nadel -- A piano and its history: family and transcending family / Felicia Hardison Londré -- The tragedy of Seven guitars / Brenda Murphy -- Safe at home?: August Wilson's Fences / Matthew Roudané -- Two trains running: blood on the tracks / Stephen Bottoms -- Jitney, folklore and responsibility / David Krasner -- King Hedley II: in the midst of all this death / Joan Herrington -- Radio golf: the courage of his convictions: survival, success and sprituality / Margaret Booker -- Critics on August Wilson / David K. Sauer and Janice A. Sauer -- An interview with August Wilson / Christopher Bigsby.

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