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Conversations with August Wilson

Conversations with August Wilson

Author: Jackson R Bryer; Mary C Hartig
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2006.
Series: Literary conversations series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Publisher description: Collects a selection of the many interviews Wilson gave from 1984 to 2004. In the interviews, the playwright covers at length and in detail his plays and his background. He comments as well on such subjects as the differences between African Americans and whites, his call for more black theater companies, and his belief that African Americans made a mistake in assimilating themselves into the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Interview
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Conversations with August Wilson.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2006
Named Person: August Wilson; August Wilson; August Wilson; August Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jackson R Bryer; Mary C Hartig
ISBN: 1578068304 9781578068302 1578068312 9781578068319
OCLC Number: 61240676
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxii, 260 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: An interview with August Wilson / Kim Powers --
August Wilson's bottomless blackness / Michael Feingold --
August Wilson / David Savran --
Cool August : Mr. Wilson's red-hot blues / Dinah Livingston --
August Wilson : playwright / Bill Moyers --
Hurdling fences / Dennis Watlington --
Black aesthetic : a conversation with playwright August Wilson / Abiola Sinclair --
August Wilson : an interview / Vera Sheppard --
August Wilson explains his dramatic vision : an intervier / Sandra G. Shannon --
The historical perspective : an interview with August Wilson / Richard Pettengill --
Men, women, and culture : a conversation with August Wilson / Nathan L. Grant --
August Wilson : bard of the blues / Carol Rosen --
An interview with August Wilson / Bonnie Lyons --
August Wilson on playwriting : an interview / Elisabeth J. Heard --
Interview with August Wilson / Herb Boyd --
A conversation with August Wilson / Sandra G. Shannon and Dana A. Williams --
A 10-play odyssey continues with Gem of the ocean / Maureen Dezell.
Series Title: Literary conversations series.
Responsibility: edited by Jackson R. Bryer and Mary C. Hartig.


In little more than twenty years, playwright August Wilson (1945-2005) completed a ten-play cycle depicting African American life in the twentieth century, with each play taking place in a different  Read more...
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