Franklin

Understanding August Wilson / Mary Bogumil.

Author/Creator:
Bogumil, Mary L., 1955-
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Publication:
Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, c2011.
Series:
Understanding contemporary American literature
Understanding contemporary American literature
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 221 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects:
Wilson, August -- Criticism and interpretation.
African Americans in literature.
Contents:
Understanding August Wilson as an African American playwright
Ma Rainey's black bottom: the commodification of cultural experience
Fences: posthumous justice
Joe Turner's come and gone: community resiliency through ritual
The piano lesson: a chorus of expectant voices
Two trains running: everyday scholars and philosophers in a community at the crossroads
Seven guitars: rolling the devil's dice
King Hedley II: community, redemption, and continuity
Jitney: playing by the rules?
Gem of the ocean: community, the individual and values, and the postcolonial legacy
Radio golf: the legacy of Aunt Ester's children.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781570039799 (pbk : alk. paper)
1570039798 (pbk : alk. paper)
OCLC:
667873338
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