A Raisin in the Sun

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  • Cheney, Anne. Lorraine Hansberry. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1994.
  • Domina, Lynn. Understanding A Raisin in the Sun: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1998.
  • Hansberry, Lorraine. A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Vintage Books, 1994.
  • Scheader, Catherine. Lorraine Hansberry: Playwright and Voice of Justice. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1998.
  • Abramson, Doris E. "The Fifties." Negro Playwrights in American Theatre, 1925-59. Columbia University Pr. 1969. 165-266. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Roger Matuz. Vol. 62. Detroit: Gale, 1991.

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  • Nemiroff, Robert. "Introduction." A Raisin in the Sun. New York: Vintage Books, 1994.

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