Title

Subverting the Role of Les Lieux de Mémoire: Alaga Syrup as a Symbol in King Hedley II

Campus

Gainesville

Publication date

8-1-2020

Publisher

August Wilson Journal

Book or Journal Information

The August Wilson Journal is a peer-reviewed, open-access, online scholarly journal, promoting the study, teaching, and performance of Mr. Wilson’s work.

Abstract

An analysis of the impact Alaga Syrup has had on Black communities and its relevance within August Wilson’s play, King Hedley II.

Author Biography

Dr. Bell is Associate Professor of English at the University of North Georgia where he specializes in teaching modern World and American drama. His research interests include August Wilson and sports in literature.

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Subverting the Role of Les Lieux de Mémoire: Alaga Syrup as a Symbol in King Hedley II

An analysis of the impact Alaga Syrup has had on Black communities and its relevance within August Wilson’s play, King Hedley II.