Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry

by Imani Perry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807064498
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 55,758
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.92(d)

About the Author

Imani Perry is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, where she is also affiliated with the Programs in Gender and Sexuality Studies and Law and Public Affairs. Perry is the author of five books and numerous scholarly articles. Her fields of inquiry include legal history, cultural studies, literary studies, and music. She holds a PhD from Harvard in American Studies, a JD from Harvard Law School, an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center, and a BA from Yale College. She is also a creative nonfiction essayist and a book reviewer. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Perry spent most of her childhood in Massachusetts, as well as time in Chicago. Perry currently lives in the Philadelphia area with her two sons.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Lorraine’s Time

CHAPTER ONE
Migration Song

CHAPTER TWO
From Heartland to the Water’s Edge

CHAPTER THREE
The Girl Who Can Do Everything

CHAPTER FOUR
Bobby

CHAPTER FIVE
Sappho’s Poetry

CHAPTER SIX
Raisin

CHAPTER SEVEN
The Trinity

CHAPTER EIGHT
Of the Faith of Our Fathers

CHAPTER NINE
American Radical

CHAPTER TEN
The View from Chitterling Heights

CHAPTER ELEVEN
Homegoing

CONCLUSION
Retracing, May 2017

Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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