Suzan Lori Parks In Person

Author: Philip C Kolin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136246630
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This is a major collection with immediate relevance to students of American/African-American theater, literature and culture. Parks’s engaging voice is brought to the fore, making the book essential for undergraduates as well as scholars.

The Book Of Grace

Author: Suzan-Lori Parks
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
ISBN: 155936646X
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Her first full-length play since her award-winning Topdog/Underdog, The Book of Grace is a scorching three-person drama in which a young man returns home to south Texas to confront his father, unearthing deep-seated passions and ambition.

Text Presentation 2014

Author: Graley Herren
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786494611
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Suzan-Lori Parks in Person: Interviews and Commentaries. London and New
York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. Pp. 240. Paperback $41.95. By
now Suzan-Lori Parks's prolific, innovative, and erudite contribution to dramatic
literature is not only exemplary of Ronald Judy's notion of “ironic duplication”—or
“signifyin'”—but is also unarguable to most within the American theatre-going
sphere. Editors Philip C. Kolin and Harvey Young attest to this in the introduction
to their ...

Suzan Lori Parks

Author: Philip C. Kolin
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786457546
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“What else is love but understanding and rejoicing in the fact that another person
lives, acts, and experiences otherwise than we do?”—Friedrich Nietzsche (229) “I
was drawn to her as a subject because of her name, Venus, love, and I write a lot
about love in my work.”—Suzan-Lori Parks (qtd. in Chaudhuri, 35) “There are
plenty of emotions in my theater, but they are things that result from this rather dry
, cerebral operation of the mind, consciously and unconsciously.”—Richard ...

Neo Segregation Narratives

Author: Brian Norman
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820337358
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Crow. FaulkNer. Suzan-Lori. Parks. Digs. Up. the. Past,. Again. So far I have
concentrated on how literary writers return to the Jim Crow South to track what
remains ofhim in the contemporary moment, in other locations, and in post-civil
rights political and philosophical debates. What about ... This approach is also
evident in the neo-slave narrative's origins as a literary rebuke of white writer
William Styron's right to tell a story in the first person about Nat Turner and his
slave rebellion.

Suzan Lori Parks

Author: Deborah R. Geis
ISBN: 9780472099467
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Indeed, Parks has called the opening "African American history in the shadow of
the photographic image" (Solomon 76). She is deeply interested in the
photographic medium and its capacity to lie or tell the truth; often the information
in the slide photos competes with or contradicts what the characters say. Parks
has commented, "You have these fixed pictures projected up there and down
below there's a little person mutating like hell on stage. I'm obsessed with the gap
between those ...

African American Theater

Author: Glenda Dicker/sun
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745657796
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The journey concludes with a discussion of how the past still plays out in the works of contemporary playwrights like August Wilson and Suzan-Lori Parks.

The Architecture Of Story

Author: Will Dunne
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022618207X
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Now, in The Architecture of Story, he helps writers master the building blocks of dramatic storytelling by analyzing a trio of award-winning contemporary American plays: Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley, Topdog/Underdog by Suzan ...

Theatre In Your Life

Author: Robert Barton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133418414
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Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks working with director Michael Greif on 365 Days/365
Plays at the Public Theatre. From November 2002 to November 2003, Parks
wrote one short play a day, resulting in 365 Days/365 Plays. © Michal Daniel,
2006 others. What does the person who makes plays have in common with these
artisans? Another definition is “one who makes or contrives, a deviser or inventor.
” The playwright is different from the novelist, poet, essayist, shortstory writer, ...

The Great White Way

Author: Warren Hoffman
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813563364
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But Paulus and the playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, who was also attached to the
production, had more in mind than a few nips and tucks. They were planning to
rewrite the show to flesh out the characters and dramatic narrative, going so far
as to give the show a “happy ending.” Despite the fact that other musicals had
done wholesale rewrites before, one person in particular was upset about the
situation. The August 10, 2011, edition of the New York Times featured an open
letter from ...