A raisin in the sun: and, The sign in Sidney Brustein's window

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Vintage Books, Jun 13, 1995 - Drama - 340 pages
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By the time of her death thirty years ago, at the tragically young age of thirty-four, Lorraine Hansberry had created two electrifying masterpieces of the American theater. With A Raisin in the Sun, Hansberry gave this country its most movingly authentic portrayal of black family life in the inner city. Barely five years later, with The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Hansberry gave us an unforgettable portrait of a man struggling with his individual fate in an age of racial and social injustice. These two plays remain milestones in the American theater, remarkable not only for their historical value but for their continued ability to engage the imagination and the heart. With an Introduction by Robert Nemiroff

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This play was amazing. I love how Hansberry shows the quiet desperation of the black characters in a world dominated by white bigots. The characters she creates show many aspects of the black will to ... Read full review

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