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A Raisin In The Sun

Author : Lorraine Hansberry
ISBN : 0679755330
Genre : Drama
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An African-American family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the award-winning 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family

A Raisin In The Sun

Author : Lorraine Hansberry
ISBN : 9780679755333
Genre : Drama
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An African-American family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the award-winning 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family

A Raisin In The Sun

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ISBN : OCLC:626964982
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Lorraine Hansberry S A Raisin In The Sun

Author : Lorraine Hansberry
ISBN : 0573614636
Genre : Drama
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"A raisin in the sun" was seen as changing American theatre forever. Miss Hansberry forced both blacks and whites to re-examine the deferred dreams of black America. "Raisin" is about how the Younger family will spend a 10,000 dollars insurance payment it has received after its patriarch's death - and about whether the family will move into a now affordable new home in a hostile, lily-white neighbourhood. The real drama, however, is the battle for the soul and identity of Walter Lee Younger, the family's son.

A Reader S Guide To Lorraine Hansberry S A Raisin In The Sun

Author : Pamela Loos
ISBN : 0766028305
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Presents a critique and analysis of "A Raisin in the Sun," discussing the plot, themes, dramatic devices, and major characters in the play, and includes a brief overview of Hansberry's other works.

Reimagining A Raisin In The Sun

Author : Rebecca Ann Rugg
ISBN : 9780810128132
Genre : Drama
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Winner of 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner of 2012 Tony Award for Best Play In 1959, Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun energized the conversation about how Americans live together across lines of race and difference. In Reimagining ?A Raisin in the Sun,” Rebecca Ann Rugg and Harvey Young bring together four contemporary plays?including 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner Clybourne Park?that, in their engagement with Hansberry's play, illuminate the tensions and anxieties that still surround neighborhood integration. The conversation around A Raisin in the Sun has continued unabated since its premiere fifty years ago. Rugg and Young's book will serve as a valuable resource to fans, scholars, and students alike.

A Raisin In The Sun

Author : Lorraine Hansberry
ISBN : 9780307807441
Genre : Drama
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"Never before, the entire history of the American theater, has so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on the stage," observed James Baldwin shortly before A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway in 1959. Indeed Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama about the hopes and aspirations of a struggling, working-class family living on the South Side of Chicago connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever. The play's title comes from a line in Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem," which warns that a dream deferred might "dry up/like a raisin in the sun." "The events of every passing year add resonance to A Raisin in the Sun," said The New York Times. "It is as if history is conspiring to make the play a classic." This Modern Library edition presents the fully restored, uncut version of Hansberry's landmark work with an introduction by Robert Nemiroff.

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