August Wilson and Black Aesthetics

August Wilson and Black Aesthetics

by Sandra Shannon, Dana Williams
     
 

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August Wilson and Black Aesthetics offers new essays that address issues raised in Wilson's "The Ground on Which I Stand" speech. Essays and interviews range from examinations of the presence of Wilson's politics in his plays to the limitations of these politics on contemporary interpretations of Black aesthetics. Also included is Sybil Roberts' A

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August Wilson and Black Aesthetics offers new essays that address issues raised in Wilson's "The Ground on Which I Stand" speech. Essays and interviews range from examinations of the presence of Wilson's politics in his plays to the limitations of these politics on contemporary interpretations of Black aesthetics. Also included is Sybil Roberts' A Liberating Prayer: A Lovesong for Mumia, that, for two seasons, has played to sold out houses, but that until now has not been published.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230257306
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/21/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Dana Williams is Assistant Professor of African American Literature at Howard University. Sandra Shannon is Professor of African American and American Drama at Howard University.

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