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Shange, Ntozake

Overview
Works: 251 works in 722 publications in 4 languages and 35,298 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Drama  Domestic fiction  Film adaptations  History  Historical fiction  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Actor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Contributor, Lyricist, Director, Performer, Originator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Commentator, Adapter
Classifications: PS3569.H3324, 811.54
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For colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf : a choreopoem by Ntozake Shange( Book )
90 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,222 libraries worldwide
A "choreo-poem" reflecting the views of a black American woman about the women of her race
Ellington was not a street by Ntozake Shange( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 2,122 libraries worldwide
A tribute to select African American men including Paul Robeson, William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) DuBois, Ray Barretto, Earlington Carl "Sonny Til" Tilghman, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie, Dr. Kwane Nkrumah, Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington, Virgil "Honey Bear" Atkins, and the Clovers
Betsey Brown : a novel by Ntozake Shange( Book )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,882 libraries worldwide
The story of thirteen-year-old Betsey Brown, a colored girl poised between childhood and the adult world. Set in the colored community of St. Louis in 1959, the year school integration disrupted everybody's lives, the story traces the stress lines created in black families not only by racism and court-ordered integration, but also by the class conflict and cultural estrangement found within the black community itself
Some sing, some cry by Ntozake Shange( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,365 libraries worldwide
The story of emancipated slave Elizabeth Mayfield traces her rise as the matriarch of a family of musically gifted Southern women who overcome brutal obstacles while witnessing key moments in American history
Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo : a novel by Ntozake Shange( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,359 libraries worldwide
After growing up with their mama in Charleston, South Carolina, three sisters find themselves divided across the country. Sassafrass, the oldest, a poet and a weaver like her mother, gone north to college, living with other artists in Los Angeles and trying to weave a life out of her work, her man, her memories and dreams; Cypress, the dancer, who leaves home to find new ways of moving and easing the contractions of her soul; Indigo, the youngest, still a child of Charleston-- "too much of the south in her"--Who lives in poetry, can talk to her dolls, and has a great gift of seeing the obvious magic of the world
Coretta Scott by Ntozake Shange( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
This extraordinary union of poetry and monumental artwork captures the movement for civil rights in the United States, and honors it's most elegant inspiration, Coretta Scott
Liliane : resurrection of the daughter by Ntozake Shange( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Dutch and held by 1,257 libraries worldwide
The ambitions, loves and complexes of a rich black girl. On a psychiatrist's couch she realizes her mother did not die, but left her family for a white man and rather than acknowledge the fact, the father pronounced her dead. By the author of Betsey Brown
Standing in the shadows of Motown by Paul Justman( visu )
26 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,222 libraries worldwide
The story of the Funk Brothers, the group of musicians that played on every single hit Motown record from the label's beginnings to 1972
Nappy edges by Ntozake Shange( Book )
20 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 984 libraries worldwide
Fifty-five poems grouped under five headings: "things i wd say," "love & other highways," "closets," " & she bleeds," and "she whispers with the unicorn."
A daughter's geography by Ntozake Shange( Book )
16 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 912 libraries worldwide
A collection of Shange's angry, energetic, lively poems
Three pieces by Ntozake Shange( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 libraries worldwide
PALE HORSE is the story of Charles, who, disillusioned by the sudden death of his wife, propels himself into a world of urban alienation and self-destruction in an attempt to assuage the private demons that haunt him. Along the way he encounters the capricious Lucy and is forced to examine the nature of his own mortality, identity and beliefs
We troubled the waters : poems by Ntozake Shange( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 738 libraries worldwide
Poetry and paintings in tribute to the many individuals who acted with courage for justice and change during the civil rights movement
Ridin' the moon in Texas : word paintings by Ntozake Shange( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
Poems based on paintings by Laura Caghan, Patricia Ollison Jerrols, Arturo Lindsay, Howardena Pindell, Anita Steckel, Houston Conwill, Linda Graetz, Ntozake Shange, Donna Henes, Candace Hill-Montgomery, Martin Puryear, Wopo Holup, Patrice Viles, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Jules T. Allen
The sweet breath of life : a poetic narrative of the African-American family by Ntozake Shange( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
A literary and visual narrative on the identity and representation issues being faced by today's African Americans features photographs and poetry to challenge media stereotypes and share insight into twenty-first-century black life
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being Black
Muhammad Ali, the man who could float like a butterfly and sting like a bee by Ntozake Shange( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the legendary boxer, Muhammad Ali, including his accomplishments as a fighter and his contributions to society
Freedom's a-callin me by Ntozake Shange( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 560 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems brings to life the treacherous journey of the travelers on the Underground Railroad, in a universal story about the human need to be free
The love space demands : a continuing saga by Ntozake Shange( Book )
15 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 549 libraries worldwide
Songs of love and urban tragedy from one of the preeminent African-American writers of our time. Shange's poems express the need to be felt and heard, to be necessary. In this love space, we all wear our desires, t-cells, and hearts on our sleeves and experience all that comes with wanting to get hold of life, or someone to love
Love's fire : seven new plays inspired by seven Shakespearean sonnets : original works ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
I live in music : poem by Ntozake Shange( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 488 libraries worldwide
This poem is a tribute to the language of music and the rhythms that connect people and the places where we live
 
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Alternative Names
Ntozake Shange 1948-
Ntozake Shange Amerikaans actrice
Ntozake Shange amerikansk skådespelare, manusförfattare och poet
Ntozake Shange amerikansk skodespelar, manusforfattar og poet
Ntozake Shange amerikansk skuespiller, manusforfatter og poet
Ntozake Shange amerikansk skuespiller, manuskriptforfatter og poet
Ntozake Shange US-amerikanische Autorin, Schauspielerin und Regisseurin
Šange, Ntozake
Williams, Paulette.
Williams, Paulette, 1948-...
Williams, Paulette L.
Williams, Paulette L. 1948-
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Languages
English (313)
Dutch (5)
German (3)
Danish (1)
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