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by Lorraine Hansberry

Author: Lorraine Hansberry
Subcategory: Dramas & Plays
Language: English
Publisher: Signet (February 1, 1961)
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.5
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Reprinted by permission. Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930–1965.

Reprinted by permission. A raisin in the sun, by Lorraine Hansberry; with an introduction. 1st Vintage Books ed. p. cm.

A Raisin in the Sun is a play by Lorraine Hansberry that debuted on Broadway in 1959. The title comes from the poem "Harlem" (also known as "A Dream Deferred") by Langston Hughes. The story tells of a black family's experiences in south Chicago, as they attempt to improve their financial circumstances with an insurance payout following the death of the father. The New York Drama Critics' Circle named it the best play of 1959.

Raisin in the Sun' by Lorraine Hansberry is a play that has become a true American classic. In 1959 it hit Broadway like no other

Raisin in the Sun' by Lorraine Hansberry is a play that has become a true American classic. In 1959 it hit Broadway like no other. James Baldwin proclaimed, "never before in the entire history of the American theater had so much of the truth of black people's lives been seen on stage. The title, inspired by a Langston Hughes' poem, refers to Walter Younger's dream to make it out of the South Side of Chicago. Or does it explode?" Hansberry's realism is evidenced by the vividness and believability of the characters.

Lorraine Hansberry, at twenty-nine, became the youngest American, the fifth woman, and the first black playwright to. .

Lorraine Hansberry, at twenty-nine, became the youngest American, the fifth woman, and the first black playwright to win the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for the Best Play of the Year. Her A Raisin in the Sun has since been published and produced in some 30 countries, while her film adaptation was nominated by the New York critics for the Best Screenplay and received a Cannes Film Festival Award. In the years since her death, her stature has continued to grow.

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Book titleA Raisin in the Sun. Author. All of the characters in A Raisin in the Sun have unfulfilled dreams. These dreams mostly involve money. Although the Younger family seems alienated from white middle-class culture, they harbor the same.

A Raisin in the Sun book. 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 "Never before, in 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. The New York Drama Critics’ Circle named it the best play of 1959. I read this powerful work for the Classics Book a Month challenge. It’s the story of the Younger family, an African-American family living in Chicago. The characters are Ruth and Walter, and their young son Travis, plus Walter’s mother Lena (or Mama ) and his younger sister Beneatha.

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