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Hansberry, Lorraine

Works: 7 works in 36 publications in 1 language and 52 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic drama  Biography  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  History  Study guides 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3515.A515, 812.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lorraine Hansberry
To be young, gifted, and black : Lorraine Hansberry in her own words by Robert Nemiroff( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 25 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 )

7 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film of the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as the means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
The sign in Sidney Brustein's window, a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in English and held by 7 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
The collected last plays by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 6 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
A raisin in the sun : Lorraine Hansberry by Jim Cocola( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lorraine Hansberry : the Black experience in the creation of drama( Visual )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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 by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
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Audience level: 0.23 (from 0.17 for A Raisin i ... to 0.32 for The sign i ...)

To be young, gifted, and black : Lorraine Hansberry in her own words
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The collected last plays