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The Resource Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, Gary Wiener, book editor

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, Gary Wiener, book editor

Label
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun
Title
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun
Statement of responsibility
Gary Wiener, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers an in-depth examination of gender as presented in Lorraine Hansberry's A raisin in the sun, as well as contemporary perspectives on this issue
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
812/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3515.A515 R336 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Wiener, Gary
Series statement
Social issues in literature
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  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • African Americans in literature
  • African American families in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • African Americans in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Sex differences (Psychology)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, Gary Wiener, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-188) and index
Contents
Background on Lorraine Hansberry. The life of Lorraine Hansberry / Contemporary Heroes and Heroines ; Hansberry's Life and work have been misinterpreted / Notable Black American women ; Hansberry is an inspiration to later writers and activists / Jewelle L. Gomez -- A raisin in the sun and gender. A raisin in the Sun depicts complicated male and female family relationships / Geneviève Fabre ; Hansberry depicts the struggle of an emasculated male hero / C.W.E Bigsby ; Walter must reclaim his role as family head / Paul Carter Harrison ; Walter becomes a man when he learns to be like his father / William Cook ; Hansberry's drama rejects the stereotype of the emasculating woman / Sharon Friedman ; A raisin in the sun is dominated by women / Anita Singh ; Hansberry's play depicts strong-willed women who refuse to be marginalized / Sally Burke ; Beneatha fights male chauvinism as well as her own flaws / Steven R. Carter ; A Raisin in the sun is a protest against homophobia / Karen Ocamb ; Mama Lena is an acceptable tryant / Trudier Harris ; Hansberry sought to undermine the "mammy" stereotype / Lisa M. Anderson ; Black matriarchs should be admired / Mary Louise Anderson -- Contemporary perspectives on gender. Feminism has not made women unhappy / Barbara Ehrenreich ; Men should support feminism / Mandy Van Deven ; Black men and women should stop comparing their victimization / Stephanie L. Phillips ; The African American beauty industry is still controlled by white corporations / Susannah Walker
Control code
ocn668986117
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9780737750225
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2010039549
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)668986117
Label
Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, Gary Wiener, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-188) and index
Contents
Background on Lorraine Hansberry. The life of Lorraine Hansberry / Contemporary Heroes and Heroines ; Hansberry's Life and work have been misinterpreted / Notable Black American women ; Hansberry is an inspiration to later writers and activists / Jewelle L. Gomez -- A raisin in the sun and gender. A raisin in the Sun depicts complicated male and female family relationships / Geneviève Fabre ; Hansberry depicts the struggle of an emasculated male hero / C.W.E Bigsby ; Walter must reclaim his role as family head / Paul Carter Harrison ; Walter becomes a man when he learns to be like his father / William Cook ; Hansberry's drama rejects the stereotype of the emasculating woman / Sharon Friedman ; A raisin in the sun is dominated by women / Anita Singh ; Hansberry's play depicts strong-willed women who refuse to be marginalized / Sally Burke ; Beneatha fights male chauvinism as well as her own flaws / Steven R. Carter ; A Raisin in the sun is a protest against homophobia / Karen Ocamb ; Mama Lena is an acceptable tryant / Trudier Harris ; Hansberry sought to undermine the "mammy" stereotype / Lisa M. Anderson ; Black matriarchs should be admired / Mary Louise Anderson -- Contemporary perspectives on gender. Feminism has not made women unhappy / Barbara Ehrenreich ; Men should support feminism / Mandy Van Deven ; Black men and women should stop comparing their victimization / Stephanie L. Phillips ; The African American beauty industry is still controlled by white corporations / Susannah Walker
Control code
ocn668986117
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
195 pages
Isbn
9780737750225
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2010039549
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)668986117

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