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  • Publisher : Research & Education Assoc.
  • Release : 21 May 1994
  • ISBN : 0878919457
  • Page : 81 pages
  • Rating : 3/5 from 1 voters

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Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun
  • Author : Maxine Morrin
  • Publisher : Research & Education Assoc.
  • Release Date : 1994
  • ISBN : 0878919457
GET THIS BOOKLorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun

REA's MAXnotes for Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
  • Author : Joyce Stewart
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1996
  • ISBN : 0435975293
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A revision guide to A Raisin in the Sun, by Lorraine Hansberry.

A Raisin in the Sun

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  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-11-02
  • ISBN : 9780307807441
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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

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  • Author : Charles Limley
  • Publisher : Hyperink Inc
  • Release Date : 2011-12-14
  • ISBN : 9781614642152
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Quicklets: Learn More. Read Less. Lorraine Hansberry was born May 19, 1930 and grew up, like the characters in A Raisin in the Sun, in Chicago's South Side. She attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison, but left in 1950 before graduating. She then moved to New York City where she began working as a writer. A Raisin in the Sun is her most well known work. It was first produced on Broadway in 1959, and its success made Hansberry the first African American

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  • Author : Gary Wiener
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2011-02-10
  • ISBN : 9780737750225
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The landmark play A Raisin in the Sun takes its title from a Langston Hughes poem which poses the questions "What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?" Focusing on a working-class African-American family in Chicago who save enough to purchase either a business in a black neighborhood or a house in a white neighborhood, the plays exposes issues of racism and gender as the women of the family make important decisions

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  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Modern Library
  • Release Date : 1995-08-22
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105018258900
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A black family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family.

Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun

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  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release Date : 2009
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105124200374
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A guide to the American play features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical interpretations of the work.

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  • ISBN : 0810391775
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  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry,Robert Nemiroff,Amiri Baraka
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1995
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105017084513
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A Raisin In The Sun: An insurance check can allow the Youngers to escape their frustrating life in a crowded Chicago apartment, but escape means different things to each family member. -- The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window: A disillusioned intellectual is presuaded to support a local reform candidate whom he eventually learns is corrupt.

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  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Concord Theatricals
  • Release Date : 1984
  • ISBN : 9780573614637
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"The Broadway revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun' was produced by Scott Rudin at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on April 3, 2014. The production was directed by Kenny Leon, with set design by Mark Thompson..."--Page [9].

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  • Author : Andrew R. L. Cayton,Richard Sisson,Chris Zacher
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-11-08
  • ISBN : 9780253003492
GET THIS BOOKThe American Midwest

This first-ever encyclopedia of the Midwest seeks to embrace this large and diverse area, to give it voice, and help define its distinctive character. Organized by topic, it encourages readers to reflect upon the region as a whole. Each section moves from the general to the specific, covering broad themes in longer introductory essays, filling in the details in the shorter entries that follow. There are portraits of each of the region's twelve states, followed by entries on society and

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  • Author : Carol P. Marsh-Lockett,Lisa Marsh
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • ISBN : 0815327463
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-10-12
  • ISBN : 9781136521478
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  • Author : Michael B. Snyder
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2003
  • ISBN : 0313313466
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Looks at gender-related themes in ninety-six of the most frequently taught works of fiction, including "Anna Karenina," "Brave New World," "Great Expectations," and "Lord of the Flies."

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun
  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Holt Rinehart & Winston
  • Release Date : 2000
  • ISBN : 0030550998
GET THIS BOOKA Raisin in the Sun

When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. "A play that changed American theater forever".--The New York Times. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.