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Fishman, Joan. "I Ain't Sorry for Nothin' I Done": August Wilson's Process of Playwriting. New York: Garland, 1996.
Nadel, Alan. May All Your Fences Have Gates: Essays on the Drama of August Wilson. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1994.
Pereira, Kim. August Wilson and the African-American Odyssey. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1995.
Shannon, Sandra. The Dramatic Vision of August Wilson. Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press, 1995.
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