Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays

Les Blancs: The Collected Last Plays

by Lorraine Hansberry, Robert Nemiroff
     
 

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Here are Lorraine Hansberry's last three plays—Les Blancs, The Drinking Gourd, and What Use Are Flowers?—representing the capstone of her achievement. Includes a new preface by Jewell Gresham Nemiroff and a revised introduction by Margaret B. Wilkerson.

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Here are Lorraine Hansberry's last three plays—Les Blancs, The Drinking Gourd, and What Use Are Flowers?—representing the capstone of her achievement. Includes a new preface by Jewell Gresham Nemiroff and a revised introduction by Margaret B. Wilkerson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780679755326
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
550,920
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) was an American playwright and author who was the first black woman to write a play to be performed on Broadway, and was the youngest American playwright to win the Best American Play Award from the New York Drama Critics’ Circle. Her best-known work, A Raisin in the Sun, highlights the lives of black Americans living under segregation in Chicago. She died of cancer at age 34.

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