Additional Resources for Fences by August Wilson

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Chalk, Ocama. Pioneers in Black Sport, Dodd, Mead (New York), 1975.

Chalk provides a detailed discussion of the complicated issue of integration in professional sports.

Elam, Harry J. "August Wilson's Women" in May All Your Fences Have Gates, University of Iowa Press, 1994.

Elam is a Professor of Drama at Stanford University. This essay is an examination of the role of women in Wilson's dramas.

Elkins, Marilyn August Wilson: A Casebook, Garland (New York), 1994.

This narrow volume is a collection of essays that discuss Wilson's work within the context of historical and cultural influences.

Holway, John. Voices from the Great Black Baseball Leagues, Dodd, Mead, 1975.

This is a scholarly investigation of the Negro Leagues based on player interviews and an examination of sports reportage.

In Their Own Words. Contemporary American Playwrights, Theatre Communications Group, 1988.

This essay is the transcript of a March 1987 interview with Wilson in which he discusses several...

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