Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

"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].

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

"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

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

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

Reimagining A Raisin in the Sun

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.

Reimagining A Raisin in the Sun

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.

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

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.

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

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

The author writes of her childhood experiences with racism.

A Raisin in the Sun

The author writes of her childhood experiences with racism.

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun


Readings on A Raisin in the Sun

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.

Readings on A Raisin in the Sun

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.

A Reader s Guide to Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

Presents a critique and analysis of "A Raisin in the Sun," discussing the plot, themes, dramatic devices, and major characters in the play, and includes a brief overview of Hansberry's other works.

A Reader s Guide to Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

Presents a critique and analysis of "A Raisin in the Sun," discussing the plot, themes, dramatic devices, and major characters in the play, and includes a brief overview of Hansberry's other works.

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

... reach a time when the racial madness that afflicts America is at last truly behind
us—as obviously we must if we are to survive in a world composed four-fifths of
people of color—then I believe A Raisin in the Sun will remain no less pertinent.

Lorraine Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

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CliffsNotes on Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

This character, however, was cut from the original stage production in order to
reduce production costs. The most recent editions (the complete version) of
Raisin include this character, as did the American Playhouse presentation of this
play.

CliffsNotes on Hansberry s A Raisin in the Sun

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. A Raisin in the Sun debuted in the spring of 1959 and has since been translated into more than 30 languages. It is the story of a poor black family struggling to become part of the middle class. Family hardships test the faith of all involved and the result is unexpected and filled with heartbreak. CliffsNotes on A Raisin in the Sun helps you explore this play by providing you with summaries and commentaries, chapter by chapter. You’ll also gain insight into the author Lorraine Vivian Hansberry. Other features that help you study include A list of characters and their descriptions A genealogy chart to illustrate the relationships between the characters Glossaries to help you fully understand the novel Critical essays on thematic structure, language and style, and more Suggested essay topics and related research projects for more study Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.