Additional Resources for Talley's Folly by Lanford Wilson

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Dean, Anne M., Discovery and Invention: The Urban Plays of Lanford Wilson, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, pp. 15-29.

As the title indicates, this book-length study focuses on Wilson's plays that take place in cities, not on the Talley plays set in Lebanon, Missouri. However, Dean's first chapter is a brief biography of the playwright, written with his cooperation and the help of several of his close colleagues. This chapter is the best source for insight into Wilson's reliance on mentors and colleagues in his creative process.

Ryzuk, Mary S., The Circle Repertory Company: The First Fifteen Years, Iowa State University Press.

A straightforward history of the theater company founded in New York by Lanford Wilson and the director Marshall W. Mason. The "Circle Rep" was the site of the first production of Talley's Folly and the other Talley plays.

Savran, David, "Lanford Wilson," in In Their Own Words...

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