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August Wilson

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The Piano Lesson | Suggested Reading


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"August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand." PBS, 22 Feb. 2016.

Bryer, Jackson R., and Mary C. Hartig, editors. Conversations with August Wilson. UP of Mississippi, 2006.

"Freedmen & Southern Society Project." History Dept. of the U of Maryland, 28 Nov. 2016.

Shannon, Sandra G. "August Wilson." he Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary Playwrights, edited by Marin Middeke, Peter Paul Schnierer, Christopher Innes, and Matthew C. Roudané, Bloomsbury, 2014.

Shannon, Sandra G., editor. August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle: Critical Perspectives on the Plays. MacFarland, 2016.

Wilkerson, Isabel. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration. Random, 2010.

Course Hero. "The Piano Lesson Infographic." Course Hero. 23 Oct. 2017. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. <>.

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