The Resource The image of man in selected plays of August Wilson, Shamal Abu-Baker Hussein, (electronic resource)

The image of man in selected plays of August Wilson, Shamal Abu-Baker Hussein, (electronic resource)

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The image of man in selected plays of August Wilson
Title
The image of man in selected plays of August Wilson
Statement of responsibility
Shamal Abu-Baker Hussein
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Language
eng
Summary
Wilson's approach can be seen as a communal romanticism, dealing with ordinary people, language, and problems, giving the priority to the feeling and human dignity over logic, power and money, putting freedom and equity as a pivotal concern, almost presenting women and children as victims, and highlighting the importance of heritage, identity, and culture. As his self-revision message, all those three plays demonstrate scenes of black self-review, showing the blacks' part of responsibility in the situation they live in. It is a project of self-rehabilitation for the blacks. Since American society is a multicultural spectrum, there is not any certain legibly ascribed American identity. That is why Wilson does not submit to the claims of the dominant cultural trend by some white critics like Brustein. Wilson confidently presents the blacks identity typified with self-fulfillment and contribution to the American culture, as his alternative contributory image of man against the white dominant models, or the violent black ones
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hussein, Shamal Abu-Baker
Dewey number
812.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Wilson, August
  • Wilson, August
  • Wilson, August
  • African American men in literature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The image of man in selected plays of August Wilson, Shamal Abu-Baker Hussein, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781477247037
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12089674
Publisher number
MWT12089674
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The image of man in selected plays of August Wilson, Shamal Abu-Baker Hussein, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781477247037
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12089674
Publisher number
MWT12089674
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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