A Raisin in the Sun
Score: 4
From 432 Ratings

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author: Lorraine Hansberry
  • Release Date : 2004-11-29
  • Genre: Theater
  • File Size: 6644175 Bytes


"Never before, 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.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 connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever.  The play's title comes from a line in Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem," which warns that a dream deferred might "dry up/like a raisin in the sun.""The events of every passing year add resonance to A Raisin in the Sun," said The New York Times.  "It is as if history is conspi...

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author: Lorraine Hansberry
  • Release Date : 2015-03-26
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 6667315 Bytes


"Never before, 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. 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 connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever.  The play's title comes from a line in Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem," which warns that a dream deferred might "dry up/like a raisin in the sun." "The events of every passing year add resonance to A Raisin in the Sun," said The New York Times.  "It is as if history is conspiring to ...

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun
Score: 3
From 11 Ratings

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Samuel French, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0573614636


Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

"The Broadway revival of 'A Raisin in the Sun' was produced by Scott Rudin at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on April 3, 2014. The production was directed by Kenny Leon, with set design by Mark Thompson..."--Page [9]....

A Raisin in the Sun
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780679755333


A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

An African-American family is united in love and pride as they struggle to overcome poverty and harsh living conditions, in the award-winning 1959 play about an embattled Chicago family...

A Raisin in the Sun
Score: 4
From 41 Ratings

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2011-11-02
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307807441


A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

"Never before, 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. 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 connected profoundly with the psyche of black America--and changed American theater forever. The play's title comes from a line in Langston Hughes's poem "Harlem," which warns that a dream deferred might "dry up/like a raisin in the sun." "The events of every passing year add resonance to A Raisin in the Sun," said The New York Times. "It is as if history is conspiring to make the pla...

Reimagining A Raisin in the Sun

Reimagining A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Rebecca Ann Rugg
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-15
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780810128132


Reimagining A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

This book is a collection of four contemporary plays that reflect the themes of racial and cultural difference of Lorraine Hansberry's 1959 play A Raisin in the Sun....

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Spark Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1586634550


A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

Get your "A" in gear! They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand. Consumer demand has been so strong that the guides have expanded to over 150 titles. SparkNotes'™ motto is Smarter, Better, Faster because: · They feature the most current ideas and themes, written by experts. · They're easier to understand, because the same people who use them have also written them. · The clear writing style and edited content enables students to read through the material quickly, saving valuable time. And with everything covered--context; plot overview; cha...

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author :
  • Publisher : McDougal Littell/Houghton Mifflin
  • Release Date : 1996-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395775523


A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

The author writes of her childhood experiences with racism....

Readings on A Raisin in the Sun

Readings on A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Lawrence Kappel
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2000-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0737703679


Readings on A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

Discusses the play from African American and female viewpoints, and describes its universality, various revisions and forms of the original, and parallels to the author's life....

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105124200374


Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

A guide to the American play features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical interpretations of the work....

A Raisin in the Sun
Score: 4
From 36 Ratings

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Lorraine Hansberry
  • Publisher : Holt Rinehart & Winston
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0030550998


A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

When it was first produced in 1959, A Raisin in the Sun was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life. "A play that changed American theater forever".--The New York Times. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved....

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun


  • Author : Center for Learning Staff
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2008-02
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1560778849


A Raisin in the Sun Book Description :

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