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The Pittsburgh Cycle

The Pittsburgh Cycle

Author: August Wilson

Year Published: 1982

Description: August Wilson's The Pittsburgh Cycle, which won two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama, is a series of 10 plays, each of which portrays the African-American experience in the context of a decade during the 20th century.  Although some characters appear repeatedly at different points in their lives, the  plays are not sequential in nature (and were not written in chronological order), and all but one take place in Pittsburgh's Hill District, the city's center of African-American life and where Wilson lived with his mother and siblings until he was five years old.

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The Pittsburgh Cycle

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