Lorraine Hansberry wrote of Black consciousness before it was fashionable, but she bequeathed to all of us a legacy astounding in its richness and relevancy. Few writers, black or white, are more relevant to present-day America than Lorraine Hansberry.
Here, for the first time, Caedmon has gathered many of her plays, interviews, and speeches into one unforgettable collection.
"A Raisin in the Sun: " an emotionally lacerating landmark of modem American theatre. A full-cast production starring Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis.
"To Be Young, Gifted and Black: "a glowing, vibrant, searing and, at the same time, redemptively joyous self-portrait. A full-cast production starring James Earl Jones.
"Lorraine Hansberry Speaks Out: " seven interviews and speeches, recorded between 1959 and 1964, that range in topic from integration to backlash to the greatness and limitations of AfricanAmerican leadership.
|Compact Disc Audio Product||English|
|Caedmon (Apr. 28th, 2009)||Unknown|
|9780061768958||5.40 x 5.74 x 0.81 inches|