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Hansberry, Lorraine 1930-1965

Overview
Works: 281 works in 944 publications in 4 languages and 37,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Domestic drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical drama  Biography  Biographies  Pictorial works  Television adaptations  Screenplays 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Scenarist
Classifications: PS3515.A515, 812.54
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Most widely held works about Lorraine Hansberry
 
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Most widely held works by Lorraine Hansberry
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

147 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,661 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 )

49 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 2,999 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 : a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

43 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A three-act play concerned with the tensions in a black middle-class family in Chicago
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Visual )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 2,080 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 )

31 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,054 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
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 896 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 )

12 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hundreds of black & white photographs chronicling the civil rights movement. Captions and accompanying text by Lorraine Hansberry, American playwright. Photographers include Danny Lyon, Don Charles, Norris McNamara, Frank Dandridge and others
The collected last plays by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 693 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 )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in English and held by 586 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
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sign in Sidney Brustein's window, a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

22 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 )

7 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 269 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
To be young, gifted, and black by Robert Nemiroff( Recording )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 194 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
A Raisin in the sun : and related readings by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9 plays by Black women( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of nine plays written by African-American women including Lorraine Hansberry, Aishah Rahman, and Alice Childress
Les blancs: a drama in two acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 70 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A raisin in the sun
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 autora teatral

Lorraine Hansberry scrittrice e drammaturga statunitense

Lorraine Hansberry US-amerikanische Dramatikerin

Nemiroff, Lorraine Hansberry.

Nemiroff Lorraine Hansberry 1930-1965

Лоррэйн Хансберри

לוריין הנסברי מחזאית וסופרת

لوربن هانزبيري

لورن هنزبری

لورين هانزبيري

لورين هانزبيري، 1930-1965

هانزبيرى، لورين، 1930-1965

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 sun : a drama in three actsA Raisin in the SunA raisin in the sunA raisin in the sun : the unfilmed original screenplayThe collected last playsA Raisin in the sun : and related readingsLes blancs: a drama in two acts