Undeniably, Wilson left an everlasting imprint on Black Theater's development.
Wilson stated that he was most influenced by "the four Bs": blues music, the Argentine novelist and poet Jorge Luis Borges, the playwright Amiri Baraka and the painter Romare Bearden. He went on to add writers Ed Bullins and James Baldwin to the list. He noted: "From Borges, those wonderful gaucho stories from which I learned that you can be specific as to a time and place and culture and still have the work resonate with the universal themes of love, honor, duty, betrayal, etc.
From Amiri Baraka, I learned that all art is political, although I don't write political plays.
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From Romare Bearden I learned that the fullness and richness of everyday life can be rendered without compromise or sentimentality. Like Bearden, Wilson worked with collage techniques in writing: "I try to make my plays the equal of his canvases.
That says it all. Nothing else to say. All my plays are rewriting that same story.
The White Lady of Hazelwood: A Tale of the Fourteenth Century
By looking at Troy's life, white people find out that the content of this black garbageman's life is affected by the same things — love, honor, beauty, betrayal, duty. Recognizing that these things are as much part of his life as theirs can affect how they think about and deal with black people in their lives. Although the plays of the cycle are not strictly connected to the degree of a serial story, some characters appear at various ages in more than one of the cycle's plays.
Children of characters in earlier plays may appear in later plays. The character most frequently mentioned in the cycle is Aunt Ester, a "washer of souls". She is reported to be years old in Gem of the Ocean , which takes place in her home at Wylie Avenue, and in Two Trains Running. She dies in , during the events of King Hedley II. Much of the action of Radio Golf revolves around the plan to demolish and redevelop that house, some years after her death.
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The plays often include an apparently mentally impaired oracular character different in each play —for example, Hedley Sr. The Huntington Theatre Company of Boston has produced all 10 plays, finishing in During Wilson's life he worked closely with The Huntington to produce the later plays. All shows were Hawaii premieres, all were extremely successful at the box office and garnered many local theatre awards for the actors and the organization. Two years before his death in , August Wilson wrote and performed an unpublished one-man play entitled How I Learned What I Learned about the power of art and the power of possibility.
Personal Life Wilson was married three times.
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His first marriage was to Brenda Burton from to They had one daughter, Sakina Ansari, born In he married Judy Oliver, a social worker; they divorced in Get A Copy. Kindle Edition , pages. Published May 26th first published February 1st More Details Other Editions Friend Reviews.
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Actuated by more personal motives than the peasant maid, she was nevertheless the Joan of Arc of her day, and of Bretagne. What became of her? After the restoration of her son, we see no more of that brave and tender mother. She drops into oblivion. Her work was done. Those who have thought again of her at all have accepted without question the only extant answer—the poor response of a contemporary romance, according to which she dwelt in peace, and closed an honoured and cherished life in a castle in the duchy of her loving and grateful son. In the royal home of the Duke of Bretagne, there was no room for her but for whose love and care he would have been a homeless fugitive.
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