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Hansberry, Lorraine 1930-1965

Overview
Works: 273 works in 785 publications in 3 languages and 37,526 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Pictorial works  Motion picture plays  Domestic fiction  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, 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 by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
149 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 6,596 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 )
46 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,054 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 : a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
33 editions published between 1958 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,423 libraries worldwide
A three-act play concerned with the tensions in a black middle-class family in Chicago
A raisin in the sun by Daniel Petrie( visu )
19 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Drama about a struggling African-American family's attempt to rise out of the South Chicago ghetto and move into an all-white neighbourhood
Les blancs : the collected last plays of Lorraine Hansberry by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 924 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
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 825 libraries worldwide
A play about a black family's struggle to buy a house in a white neighborhood, and their attempt to maintain dignity, self-respect, and a sense of humanity
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 734 libraries worldwide
The collected last plays by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1994 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
To be young, gifted, and black ( visu )
19 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Uses excerpts from the letters, diaries, and plays of the Afro-American writer Lorraine Hansberry to show her struggle for recognition as a writer and artist
Lorraine Hansberry the Black experience in the creation of drama ( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
Traces the artistic growth and vision of the black playwright Lorraine Hansberry, largely in her own words and in her own voice. Describes the author's childhood in Chicago, student days at the University of Wisconsin, work as a journalist in Harlem, life as a housewife in Greenwich Village, and success on Broadway
Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
A raisin in the sun, and ; The sign in Sidney Brustein's window by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
5 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
A Black family suddenly has a way to realize the American Dream and escape from their Southside Chicago tenement to a white, middle-class neighborhood.\Play concerning a young couple, journalist and actress, living in Greenwich Village
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 279 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 and everyone's future hinges on how she plans on using it
To be young, gifted, and black by Robert Nemiroff( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 233 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
The sign in Sidney Brustein's window, a drama in three acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
9 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 229 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 speaks out art and the black revolution by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Excerpts from interviews and speeches
A Raisin in the sun : and related readings by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Lorraine Hansberry's The sign in Sidney Brustein's window : a drama in two acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
Lorraine Hansberry audio collection by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
A collection of unabridged plays, interviews and speeches by Lorraine Hansberry
Les blancs: a drama in two acts by Lorraine Hansberry( Book )
1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hansberry, Lorraine Vivian.
Hansberry Nemiroff, Lorraine.
Hansburg, Lorraine Vivian
Nemiroff, Lorraine Hansberry.
Nemiroff, Lorraine Hansberry, 1930-1965
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