August Wilson: Completing the Twentieth-Century Cycle

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Just prior to his death in 2005, August Wilson, arguably the most important American playwright of the last quarter-century, completed an ambitious cycle of ten plays, each set in a different decade of the twentieth century. Known as the Twentieth-Century Cycle or the Pittsburgh Cycle, the plays, which portrayed the struggles of African-Americans, won two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama, a Tony Award for Best Play, and seven New York Drama Critics Circle Awards. "August Wilson: Completing the Twentieth-Century Cycle" is the first ...

August Wilson: Completing the Twentieth-Century Cycle 2010, University of Iowa Press

ISBN-13: 9781587298752

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