The Ground On Which I Stand
Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854596284Publication Date:
11 Oct 2001
Size: 198mm x 130mm£6.99 £5.59You save £1.40 (20%)

The Ground On Which I Stand

By August Wilson

Paperback £6.99£5.59

There is limited availability of this title. Please enquire before placing your order.

A passionate and controversial call for black cultural separatism, from the author of the Olivier award-winning Jitney and the Pulitzer Prize-winning King Hedley II.

August Wilson's The Ground on Which I Stand is published in the Nick Hern Books Dramatic Contexts series: important statements on the theatre by major figures in the theatre.

'I believe that race matters - that it is the largest, most identifiable part of our personality... Cultural Imperialists view European culture as beyond reproach in its perfection. It is inconceivable to them that life could be lived without knowing Shakespeare or Mozart... The idea that blacks have their own way of responding to the world, their own values, style, linguistics, religion and aesthetics, is unacceptable to them... We reject any attempt to blot us out...'

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854596284Publication Date:
11 Oct 2001
Size: 198mm x 130mm£6.99 £5.59You save £1.40 (20%)

Also by August Wilson:

King Hedley II
The Century Cycle (boxed set)
Joe Turner's Come and Gone
Seven Guitars
Fences
Radio Golf
Gem of the Ocean
King Hedley II
The Piano Lesson
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Jitney
Radio Golf
Two Trains Running

Go to author page...

Similar Titles
A clear and authoritative edition of one of the most influential tracts in world theatre, a text that is crucial to a...
The classic manifesto on popular theatre by the founder of the 7:84 Theatre Companies.
A distillation of Sir Peter Hall's thinking on the state of theatre. Part of the Dramatic Contexts series.
Renowned theatre director Peter Brook on the essential questions facing anyone performing Shakespeare today.
A collection of writings from the acclaimed and wildly inventive artist Richard Foreman.
A collection of nine plays by the acclaimed performer and civil rights activist John O'Neal.