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Hansberry, Lorraine 1930-1965

Overview
Works: 276 works in 824 publications in 4 languages and 36,485 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Domestic drama  Pictorial works  Television adaptations  Screenplays  Domestic fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Interviewee, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3515.A515, 812.54
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Most widely held works about Lorraine Hansberry
 
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A raisin in the sun : a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

173 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 6,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three-act play concerned with the tensions in a middle-class black family in Chicago
To be young, gifted, and black : Lorraine Hansberry in her own words by Robert Nemiroff( Book )

39 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 2,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prose and dramatic writings of Lorraine Hansberry provide autobiographical information about the author's life, thoughts, feelings, and career
A Raisin in the Sun by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1950s Chicago, three generations of Youngers live in a run-down apartment. As these black Americans struggle to overcome a variety of challenges, hope suddenly looms on the horizon. The family's matriarch is poised to receive insurance money from her husband's death and everyone's future hinges on how she plans on using it
A raisin in the sun : the unfilmed original screenplay by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

20 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the original screenplay written by Lorraine Hansberry for the 1961 film version of her play about the tensions of a middle-class African-American family living on Chicago's southside in the 1950s; restoring parts that were edited out and rewritten before the movie was made
Les blancs : the collected last plays of Lorraine Hansberry by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movement : documentary of a struggle for equality by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

8 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected last plays by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are Lorraine Hansberry's last three plays--Les Blancs, The Drinking Gourd, and What Use Are Flowers'--representing the capstone of her achievement. Includes a new preface by Jewell Gresham Nemiroff and a revised introduction by Margaret B. Wilkerson. From the Trade Paperback edition
To be young, gifted and black( Visual )

16 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses excerpts from the letters, diaries, and plays of the late writer Lorraine Hansberry to show her struggle for recognition as a black writer and artist
The sign in Sidney Brustein's window, a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Play concerning a young couple, journalist and actress, living in Greenwich Village. Robert Nemiroff, Miss Hansberry's husband and co-producer of "The sign in Sidney Brustein's window" tells the story of its author and the circumstances of its production
Lorraine Hansberry : the Black experience in the creation of drama( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway
A raisin in the sun : a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in English and German and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Philip Rose and David J. Cogan present Claudia McNeil in the New York Drama Critics' Circle award-winning play "A Raisin in the Sun," by Lorraine Hansberry, with Douglas Turner, Diana Sands, Frances Foster, Nathan Caldwell Jr., Edward Hall, Bobby D. Hooks, Howland Chamberlain, Tyrone Cooper, Walter Mason, Robert Jackson, directed by Lloyd Richards, designed and lighted by Ralph Alswang, costumes by Virginia Volland
To be young, gifted, and black by Robert Nemiroff( Recording )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses excerpts from the letters, diaries, and plays of Lorraine Hansberry to show her struggle for recognition as a black writer and artist
Lorraine Hansberry speaks out : art and the black revolution by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excerpts from interviews and speeches
A Raisin in the sun : and related readings by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lorraine Hansberry audio collection by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of unabridged plays, interviews and speeches by Lorraine Hansberry
Les blancs: a drama in two acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Blancs confronts the hope and tragedy of Africa in revolution. The setting is a white Christian mission in a colony about to explode. The time is that hour of reckoning when no one the guilty nor the innocent can evade the consequences of white colonialism and imperatives of black liberation. Tshembe Matoseh, the English educated son of a chief, has come home to bury his father. He finds his teenage brother a near alcoholic and his older brother a priest and traitor to his people. Forswearing politics and wanting only to return to his wife and child in England, Tshembe is drawn into the conflict symbolized by a woman dancer, the powerful Spirit of Africa who pursues him
A matter of colour : documentary of the struggle for racial equality in the USA by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Negro writer in America( Recording )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion with James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, and Lorraine Hansberry about the life of a negro writer in America
A raisin in the sun : Lorraine Hansberry by Jim Cocola( Book )

2 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A raisin in the sun : a drama in three acts
Alternative Names
Hansberry, Lorraine Vivian.

Hansberry Nemiroff, Lorraine.

Hansburg, Lorraine Vivian

Lorraine Hansberry activista, dramaturga y escritora estadounidense

Lorraine Hansberry Amerikaans schrijfster (1930-1965)

Lorraine Hansberry scrittrice e drammaturga statunitense

Lorraine Hansberry US-amerikanische Dramatikerin

Nemiroff, Lorraine Hansberry.

Nemiroff Lorraine Hansberry 1930-1965

Лоррэйн Хансберри

לוריין הנסברי

لوربن هانزبيري

هانزبيرى، لورين، ١٩٣٠-١٩٦٥

로렌 핸즈베리

洛蘭·漢斯貝里

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To be young, gifted, and black : Lorraine Hansberry in her own wordsA Raisin in the SunA raisin in the sunA raisin in the sun : the unfilmed original screenplayThe collected last playsA raisin in the sun : a drama in three actsA Raisin in the sun : and related readingsLorraine Hansberry audio collectionA raisin in the sun : Lorraine Hansberry