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Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's a Raisin in the Sun

Gender in Lorraine Hansberry's a Raisin in the Sun( )
Editor: Wiener, Gary
Series title:Social Issues in Literature Ser.
Publication Date:Feb 2011
Publisher:Cengage Gale
Imprint:Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $58.30
Book Description:

The landmark play A Raisin in the Sun takes its title from a Langston Hughes poem which poses the question What happens to a dream deferred?/ Does it dry up/ like a raisin in the sun? Focusing on a working-class African-American family in Chicago who save enough to purchase either a business in a black neighborhood or a house in a white neighborhood, the plays exposes issues of racism and gender as the women of the family make important decisions that push against both racial and...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Literary Criticism & Collections
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 cm

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