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SparkNote by Monica A. Henderson
Context, Plot Summary haracter List, Character Analysis, Themes,
Motifs, and Symbols, Important Quotations Explained, Key Facts,
Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics, Quiz, Suggestions
for Further Reading http://www.sparknotes.com/drama/fences/
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Group - for teachers who are subscribed to the Gale Group
online service there is an excellent overview of the Fences
on their "DISCovering Authors" database. Go to Gale
Group > Discovering Collection > Literature Search
> Title Search. Type in 'Fences' and the booknotes will appear.
There are also essays and biographies of the author.
Source Citation: "Fences," in Drama for Students, Vol.
3, Gale Research, 1998. DISCovering Authors. Gale Group, 1999.
Reproduced in Discovering Collection. Farmington Hills, Mich.:
Gale Group. December, 2000. http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/DC/
Bridges Web Services: August Wilson http://www.bridgesweb.com/wilson.html
Part of a larger site on African American theater and culture,
this page includes detailed biographical information along with
information on productions of some of Wilson's plays.
The Urban Dreams Project
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