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August Wilson

(1945—2005)


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(b. Pittsburgh, Pa., 27 April 1945)

Poet turned playwright who leaped to fame with Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (1984), the first in his heavily symbolic cycle of plays depicting the ...

Subjects: Literature — Theatre.


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