A raisin in the sun

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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.
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9780679755333
9780307807441
9780679601722
9781436134927
9780808508717
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Grouping Title raisin in the sun
Grouping Author hansberry lorraine
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-19 04:47:27AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-18 04:52:28AM

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display_description "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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subject_facet African American -- American, African American families -- Drama, African American families -- Drama -- Audiobooks (CD), African Americans -- History -- 20th century -- Drama, Audiobooks (CD), Domestic drama, Domestic drama -- Audiobooks (CD), Electronic books, Women Authors -- DRAMA
title_display A raisin in the sun
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