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Lorraine Hansberry

Biography

Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Hansberry

Books by Lorraine Hansberry

by Lorraine Hansberry - African American Interest, Classics, Literature

When it was first produced in 1959, A RAISIN IN THE SUN was awarded the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for that season and hailed as a watershed in American drama. A pioneering work by an African-American playwright, the play was a radically new representation of black life.