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A Raisin in the Sun
A Raisin in the Sun
Author: Lorraine Hansberry
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...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780679755333
ISBN-10: 0679755330
Publication Date: 11/29/1994
Pages: 160
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3.7 stars, based on 136 ratings
Publisher: Vintage
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Great little screenplay!
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Hansberry's play is both enjoyable and painful. A picture of a time in our history that was shameful, and the pain of the family is shared with the reader. Once you have read the play, see the movie, too. They did a great job of it!


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