WorldCat Identities

Hansberry, Lorraine

Works: 7 works in 25 publications in 2 languages and 27 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic drama  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  History  Biography  Fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3515.A515, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Lorraine Hansberry
A Raisin in the Sun by Daniel Petrie( Visual )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about a struggling African-American family's attempt to rise out of the South Chicago ghetto and move into an all-white neighbourhood
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 by Lei ang( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in German and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago comes into a sudden financial windfall, the potential uses of which divides them bitterly
Les blancs : the collected last plays of Lorraine Hansberry by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries 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 and everyone's future hinges on how she plans on using it
Lorraine Hansberry in her own words by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

1 edition published in 1967 and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this tribute to Ms. Hansberry, sixty well known actors and actresses read from her many works. The voice of Ms. Hansberry is interspersed throughout
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.14 for A raisin i ... to 0.60 for Lorraine H ...)

The collected last plays
English (21)

German (2)