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By Sandra G. Shannon

supplying a close research of yankee playwright August Wilson (1945–2005), this number of new essays explores the improvement of the author’s ethos throughout his twenty-five-year inventive career—a method that remodeled his existence as he retraced the lives of his fellow “Africans in America.” whereas Wilson’s narratives of Pittsburgh and Chicago are microcosms of black lifestyles in the United States, in addition they mirror the mental trauma of his disconnection together with his organic father, his impassioned efforts to find and reconnect with the blues, with Africa and with poet/activist Amiri Baraka, and his love for the vernacular of Pittsburgh.

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