A raisin in the sun, and ; The sign in Sidney Brustein's window / Lorraine Hansberry ; Robert Nemiroff, editor ; with a new foreword by Jewell Handy Gresham Nemiroff ; a note by Robert Nemiroff and critical essays by Amiri Baraka and Frank Rich.

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 c...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965.
Other Authors: Nemiroff, Robert.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Vintage Books, [1995]
Edition:First Vintage Books edition.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword to the Vintage Edition / Jewell Handy Gresham Nemiroff
  • Notes on this new edition / Robert Nemiroff
  • Acknowlegments
  • A Raisin in the sun
  • An appreciation: A raisin in the sun, the 25th anniversary / Frank Rich
  • A critical reevaluation : A raisin in the sun's enduring passion / Amiri Baraka
  • The play
  • The sign in Sidney Brustein's window
  • A portrait: The 101 "final" performances of Sidney Brustein / Robert Nemiroff
  • Postscript
  • The play
  • About the contributors.