Reading August Wilson's Character and His Characters: A Suggestive Introduction

Alan Nadel

Abstract


In this short piece, Nadel argues that is it crucial for Wilson's characters, like Wilson himself, to control the terms and conditions of their existence.


Keywords


August Wilson; Alan Nadel; American Century Cycle; O'Neill Center; Daisy Wilson

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References


Wilson, August. Fences. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. Gem of the Ocean. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. Jitney. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. King Hedley II. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. The Piano Lesson. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. Radio Golf. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. Seven Guitars. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.

---. Two Trains Running. Theatre Communications Group. 2007.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/awj.2019.35



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