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Hansberry, Lorraine 1930-1965

Overview
Works: 250 works in 779 publications in 7 languages and 36,418 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Domestic drama  Pictorial works  Television adaptations  Screenplays  Domestic fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Scenarist, Other
Classifications: PS3515.A515, 812.54
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Publications about Lorraine Hansberry
Publications by Lorraine Hansberry
Publications by Lorraine Hansberry, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Lorraine Hansberry
 
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Most widely held works by Lorraine Hansberry
A raisin in the sun : a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
157 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 6,897 libraries worldwide
A three-act play concerned with the tensions in a middle- class African American family living on Chicago's Southside in the 1950s
To be young, gifted, and black : Lorraine Hansberry in her own words by Robert Nemiroff( Book )
42 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 3,002 libraries worldwide
The prose and dramatic writings of Lorraine Hansberry provide autobiographical information about the author's life, thoughts, feelings, and career
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry( visu )
28 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,038 libraries worldwide
Film on the award-winning play about a struggling black family living on Chicago's South Side and the impact of an unexpected insurance bequest. Each family member sees the bequest as a means of realizing dreams and of escape from grinding frustrations
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
31 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,090 libraries 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
A raisin in the sun : the unfilmed original screenplay by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Presents the original screenplay written by Lorraine Hansberry for the 1961 film version of her play about the tensions of a middle-class African-American family living on Chicago's southside in the 1950s; restoring parts that were edited out and rewritten before the movie was made
Les blancs : the collected last plays of Lorraine Hansberry by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 904 libraries worldwide
The movement : documentary of a struggle for equality by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
8 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 727 libraries worldwide
The collected last plays by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 682 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
To be young, gifted and black ( visu )
19 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 578 libraries worldwide
Uses excerpts from the letters, diaries, and plays of the late writer Lorraine Hansberry to show her struggle for recognition as a black writer and artist
The sign in Sidney Brustein's window, a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
15 editions published between 1964 and 1993 in English and held by 346 libraries worldwide
Play concerning a young couple, journalist and actress, living in Greenwich Village. Robert Nemiroff, Miss Hansberry's husband and co-producer of "The sign in Sidney Brustein's window" tells the story of its author and the circumstances of its production
Lorraine Hansberry : the Black experience in the creation of drama ( visu )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Traces the artistic growth and vision of black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice
To be young, gifted, and black by Robert Nemiroff( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 203 libraries worldwide
To be young, gifted and black is a portrait of a truly remarkable woman--the story of Lorraine Hansberry in her own words. No frozen or dated material, it is instead a glowing, vibrant celebration of the human spirit, the intense expression of her vision of the possibilities of humanity. Directed by Gigi Cascio and Robert Nemiroff
Lorraine Hansberry speaks out art and the black revolution by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from interviews and speeches
A Raisin in the sun : and related readings by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Les blancs: a drama in two acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Les Blancs confronts the hope and tragedy of Africa in revolution. The setting is a white Christian mission in a colony about to explode. The time is that hour of reckoning when no one the guilty nor the innocent can evade the consequences of white colonialism and imperatives of black liberation. Tshembe Matoseh, the English educated son of a chief, has come home to bury his father. He finds his teenage brother a near alcoholic and his older brother a priest and traitor to his people. Forswearing politics and wanting only to return to his wife and child in England, Tshembe is drawn into the conflict symbolized by a woman dancer, the powerful Spirit of Africa who pursues him
Lorraine Hansberry audio collection by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A collection of unabridged plays, interviews and speeches by Lorraine Hansberry
A matter of colour : documentary of the struggle for racial equality in the USA by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
9 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
The Negro writer in America ( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A discussion with James Baldwin, Langston Hughes, and Lorraine Hansberry about the life of a negro writer in America
Three Negro plays by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
7 editions published in 1969 in English and Dutch and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A raisin in the sun. The sign in Sidney Brustein's window by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hansberry, Lorraine Vivian.
Hansberry Nemiroff, Lorraine.
Hansburg, Lorraine Vivian
Lorraine Hansberry activista, dramaturga y escritora estadounidense
Lorraine Hansberry Amerikaans schrijfster (1930-1965)
Lorraine Hansberry scrittrice e drammaturga statunitense
Lorraine Hansberry US-amerikanische Dramatikerin
Nemiroff, Lorraine Hansberry.
Nemiroff Lorraine Hansberry 1930-1965
Лоррэйн Хансберри
لوربن هانزبيري
هانزبيرى، لورين، ١٩٣٠-١٩٦٥
로렌 핸즈베리
洛蘭·漢斯貝里
Languages
English (474)
German (3)
French (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Arabic (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
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