Item Details

Print View

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Suzan-Lori Parks

Stearns, Scott; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Theatrical playwright Suzan-Lori Parks was born on May 10, 1963 in Fort Knox, Kentucky. She attended college at Mount Holyoke, where she graduated with her B.A. degree in English and German literature in 1985. She moved to London and began her career as a playwright. In 1987, her script Betting on the Dust Commander was produced in New York, and two years later, her play Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom was awarded an Obie Award for Best Off-Broadway Play. In 1994, her script for The American Play was produced. In 2001, Parks' play Topdog/Underdog was released to critical acclaim. She became the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize. The following year, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship of $500,000. In 2003, Parks published Getting Mother's Body, her first novel. Her 2014 play, Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3, was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize Award.
Performers
Paul Brock, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
116 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Suzan-Lori Parks
Suzan-Lori Parks
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Venice Beach, California 2006 November 21.
Description
1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 55 min., 55 sec.)) : sound, color
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 02755ngm a2200529Ii 4500
    001 u7226224
    003 SIRSI
    005 20170802091122.0
    006 m o c
    007 vz czazuu
    007 cr cna|||uuuuu
    008 170802s2016 ilu116 vleng d
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)998758235
    037
      
      
    a| A2006.148 b| HistoryMakers
    049
      
      
    a| HISA
    040
      
      
    a| HISTM b| eng e| rda c| HISTM
    050
      
    4
    a| E185.97
    082
    0
    4
    a| 973.04960730092 2| 23
    245
    0
    4
    a| The HistoryMakers video oral history with Suzan-Lori Parks.
    246
    3
      
    a| History Makers video oral history with Suzan-Lori Parks
    246
    3
    0
    a| Suzan-Lori Parks
    264
      
    1
    a| Chicago, Illinois : b| The HistoryMakers, c| [2016]
    300
      
      
    a| 1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 55 min., 55 sec.)) : b| sound, color
    306
      
      
    a| 015555
    336
      
      
    a| two-dimensional moving image b| tdi 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| computer b| c 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| online resource b| cr 2| rdacarrier
    344
      
      
    a| digital 2| rda
    347
      
      
    a| video file 2| rda
    511
    0
      
    a| Paul Brock, interviewer.
    508
      
      
    a| Videographer, Scott Stearns.
    518
      
      
    o| Recorded p| Venice Beach, California d| 2006 November 21.
    520
      
      
    a| Theatrical playwright Suzan-Lori Parks was born on May 10, 1963 in Fort Knox, Kentucky. She attended college at Mount Holyoke, where she graduated with her B.A. degree in English and German literature in 1985. She moved to London and began her career as a playwright. In 1987, her script Betting on the Dust Commander was produced in New York, and two years later, her play Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom was awarded an Obie Award for Best Off-Broadway Play. In 1994, her script for The American Play was produced. In 2001, Parks' play Topdog/Underdog was released to critical acclaim. She became the first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize. The following year, she was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship of $500,000. In 2003, Parks published Getting Mother's Body, her first novel. Her 2014 play, Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3, was a finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize Award.
    650
      
    0
    a| African Americans v| Interviews.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Parks, Suzan-Lori v| Interviews.
    653
      
      
    a| Playwright.
    655
      
    7
    a| Oral histories. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Internet videos. 2| lcgft
    700
    1
      
    a| Parks, Suzan-Lori, e| interviewee.
    700
    1
      
    a| Brock, Paul, e| interviewer.
    700
    1
      
    a| Stearns, Scott, e| director of photography.
    710
    2
      
    a| HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), e| production company.
    856
    4
    0
    3| HistoryMakers u| http://marc.thehistorymakers.org/virginia/A2006.148.htm
    994
      
      
    a| C0 b| HISTM
    596
      
      
    a| 1
    999
      
      
    a| XX(7226224.1) w| WEB i| 7226224-1001 l| INTERNET m| UVA-LIB t| INTERNET
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview

Watch Online