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The Ground on Which I Stand (Dramatic Contexts)

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The first publication of the address August Wilson gave at the TCG National Conference in 1996, which became the center of a major national debate conducted on the pages of The New Republic and American Theatre magazine, culminating with the sold-out debate between Wilson and Robert Brustein at Town Hall. This is Wilson's personal call for African-American artists and theatres to again seize the power over their own cultural and artistic identities in the contemporary American theatre.

Synopsis:

August Wilson's radical and provocative call to arms.

About the Author

August Wilson is the most influential and successful African American playwright writing today. He is the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Fences, The Piano Lesson, King Hedley II, Ma Rainy's Black Bottom, Joe Turner's Come and Gone, Seven Guitars, Two Trains Running, Jitney and Radio Golf. His plays have been produced all over the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781559361873
Author:
Wilson, August
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
American
Subject:
Theater - Stagecraft
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
American drama
Subject:
Theater and society
Subject:
African Americans in literature
Subject:
African American theater
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
American drama -- 20th century.
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
Drama-Production General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dramatic contexts
Series Volume:
bk. 7
Publication Date:
20000431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
7.8 x 5 x 0.2 in 2.5 oz

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