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  36.2, Spring 2009

Table of Contents

August Wilson

Introduction; Special Issue on August Wilson

pp. ix-xv | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0057


Putting Black Culture on Stage: August Wilson's Pittsburgh Cycle

pp. 1-25 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0046

Framing African American Cultural Identity: The Bookends Plays in August Wilson's 10-Play Cycle

pp. 26-39 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0048

Some Losses Remain with Us: Impossible Mourning and the Prevalence of Ritual in August Wilson's The Piano Lesson

pp. 40-57 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0050

"…if you live long enough the boat will turn around": The Birth and Death of Community in Three Plays by August Wilson

pp. 58-73 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0052

"She Make You Right with Yourself": Aunt Ester, Masculine Loss and Cultural Redemption in August Wilson's Cycle Plays

pp. 74-95 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0054

"Their baggage a long line of separation and dispersement": Haunting and Trans-generational Trauma in Joe Turner's Come and Gone

pp. 96-116 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0056

The Shattered Mirror: What August Wilson Means and Willed to Mean

pp. 117-129 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0045

Review Essays

Print Culture Studies and Technological Determinism

pp. 131-140 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0047

Receiving Austen and Scott

pp. 141-150 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0049

Book Reviews

The Heart of Whiteness: Normal Sexuality and Race in America, 1880-1940 (review)

pp. 152-155 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0051

The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social (review)

pp. 155-157 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0053


Books Received

pp. 159-160 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0055

College Literature Referees

pp. 161-171 | DOI: 10.1353/lit.0.0058

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