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A Raisin in the Sun

Lorraine Hansberry

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Carter, Steven R. Hansberry’s Drama: Commitment Amid Complexity. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991.

Cheney, Anne. Lorraine Hansberry. Boston: Twayne, 1984.

Domina, Lynn. Understanding A Raisin in the Sun: A Student’s Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1998.

Halberstam, David. The Fifties. New York: Villard Books, 1993.

Hughes, Langston. Selected Poems of Langston Hughes. New York: Vintage Books, 1990.

May, Elaine Tyler. Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era. New York: Basic Books, 1988.

Meyerowitz, Joanne, ed. Not June Cleaver: Women and Gender in Postwar America, 1945–1960. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994.

Nemiroff, Robert, ed. To Be Young, Gifted, and Black: Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words. With an introduction by James Baldwin. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1969.

Smith, Judith. Visions of Belonging: Family Stories, Popular Culture, and Postwar Democracy, 1940–1960. New York: Columbia University Press, 2004.

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What About Ruth


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what is the tone of the play?


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help, i have raisins in my butt. what do i do?


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