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The Resource Readings on A raisin in the sun, Lawrence Kappel, book editor

Readings on A raisin in the sun, Lawrence Kappel, book editor

Label
Readings on A raisin in the sun
Title
Readings on A raisin in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Kappel, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3515.A515
LC item number
R3385 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Kappel, Lawrence
Series statement
The Greenhaven Press literary companion to American literature
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  • Hansberry, Lorraine
  • Domestic drama, American
  • African American families in literature
  • African Americans in literature
Label
Readings on A raisin in the sun, Lawrence Kappel, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Lorraine Hansberry : many roles in a life and career too brief -- Characters and plot -- 1. African American play -- Celebration of Black life / Steven R. Carter ; Hansberry's strategy for racial integration / Helene Keyssar ; Younger family is Black America / Julius Lester -- 2. Female aspect of the play -- Debunking the myth of the emasculating woman / Sharon Friedman ; Teachers of manly dignity and pride / Anthony Barthelemy ; Feminist perspective / Adrienne Rich -- 3. Character studies -- Walter as tragic hero / J. Charles Washington ; Beneatha's search for identity / Brenda F. Berrian ; Contrast between Lena and Ruth / Sheri Parks -- 4. Universal themes in the play -- Fatalism and idealism / David D. Cooper ; Family drama / Tom Scanlan ; Similar themes in Hansberry and O'Casey / Peter L. Hays ; Psychology of adjusting to reality / George R. Adams ; To be Black, female, and universal / Margaret B. Wilkerson -- 5. Play in various forms -- Broadway, 1959 : an honest play / Brooks Atkinson ; Comparing the 1961 film and the unfilmed screenplay / Margaret B. Wilkerson ; 1973 musical is better than the play / Clive Barnes ; 1989 video revival and the restored scenes / Robert Nemiroff
Control code
ocm43185901
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780737703672
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99086356
System control number
(Sirsi) i0737703687
Label
Readings on A raisin in the sun, Lawrence Kappel, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-169) and index
Contents
Foreword -- Introduction -- Lorraine Hansberry : many roles in a life and career too brief -- Characters and plot -- 1. African American play -- Celebration of Black life / Steven R. Carter ; Hansberry's strategy for racial integration / Helene Keyssar ; Younger family is Black America / Julius Lester -- 2. Female aspect of the play -- Debunking the myth of the emasculating woman / Sharon Friedman ; Teachers of manly dignity and pride / Anthony Barthelemy ; Feminist perspective / Adrienne Rich -- 3. Character studies -- Walter as tragic hero / J. Charles Washington ; Beneatha's search for identity / Brenda F. Berrian ; Contrast between Lena and Ruth / Sheri Parks -- 4. Universal themes in the play -- Fatalism and idealism / David D. Cooper ; Family drama / Tom Scanlan ; Similar themes in Hansberry and O'Casey / Peter L. Hays ; Psychology of adjusting to reality / George R. Adams ; To be Black, female, and universal / Margaret B. Wilkerson -- 5. Play in various forms -- Broadway, 1959 : an honest play / Brooks Atkinson ; Comparing the 1961 film and the unfilmed screenplay / Margaret B. Wilkerson ; 1973 musical is better than the play / Clive Barnes ; 1989 video revival and the restored scenes / Robert Nemiroff
Control code
ocm43185901
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780737703672
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
99086356
System control number
(Sirsi) i0737703687

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