The malignancies of history

Horn, Miriam
September 1993
U.S. News & World Report;9/20/93, Vol. 115 Issue 11, p72
Focuses on `The Kentucky Cycle,' the Pulitzer Prize-winning 6 1/2-hour drama at Washington's Kennedy Center. Encompassing 200 years and nearly 100 characters, the play is not only a darkly revisionist view of American history but a meditation on the process by which history is constructed, varnished and mythologized. Vision of playwright Robert Schenkkan; Debunking myths about the past; Success of the play.


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