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"Brooklyn Highs," in Entertainment Weekly, No. 168, April 30, 1993, p. 44.

The anonymous critic in this short review discusses the PBS television production of Fires in the Mirror.

Rayner, Richard, "Word of Mouth," in Harper's Bazaar, Vol. 126, No. 3376, April 1993, pp. 248—49.

Rayner focuses on Smith's methodology in Fires in the Mirror and includes a profile of the artist.

Reinelt, Janelle, "Performing Race: Anna Deavere Smith's Fires in the Mirror," in Modern Drama, Vol. 39, No. 4, Winter 1996, pp. 609—17.

Providing an analysis of the television production of Smith's play, Reinelt discusses Smith's performance and dramaturgical technique as well as the play's commentary on race relations.

Rich, F., "Diversities of America in One-Person Shows," in New York Times, Vol. 141, No. 48967, May 15, 1992, p. C1.

Rich reviews Fires in the Mirror and Ron Vawter's Roy Cohn/Jack Smith, arguing that both shows are adept at revealing the racial tensions in the United States in the...

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