A Raisin in the Sun

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Publisher 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 play a classic."  This Modern Library edition presents the fully restored, uncut version of Hansberry's landmark work with an introduction by Robert Nemiroff.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
March 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
128
Pages
PUBLISHER
Harper Books Press .Ltd
SELLER
Harper Books Press .Ltd
SIZE
6.7
MB

Customer Reviews

Dunckel ,

No Act or Scene Table of Contents

Why does this version lack a table of contents that enables me to quickly jump to a certain place in the book? That would seem a necessity for an e-book.

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