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by Lorraine Hansberry

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Updated and revised by Jordan Berkow June 15, 2006. Copyright held by GradeSaver.

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 Understanding A Raisin in the Sun: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents.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.

Baraka, Amiri. "A Raisin in the Sun's Enduring Passion." A Raisin in the Sun and The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window. Ed. Robert Nemiroff. New York: New American Library, 1987. 9-20.

Bigsby, C.W. E. "Lorraine Hansberry." Confrontation and Commitment: A Study of Contemporary American Drama, 1959-66. University of Missouri Pr. 1968. 156-73. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Roger Matuz. Vol. 62. Detroit: Gale, 1991.

Brown, Lioyd W/. "Lorraine Hansberry as Ironist: A Repraisal of 'A Raisin in the Sun'." The Journal of Black Studies. Vol. 4, No.3, March 1974. 237-247. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Roger Matuz. Vol. 62. Detroit: Gale, 1991.

Cruse, Harold. "Lorraine Hansberry." The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual. William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1967. 267-84. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Roger Matuz. Vol. 62. Detroit: Gale, 1991.

"Lorraine Hansberry" Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Roger Matuz. Vol. 62. Detroit: Gale, 1991.

Morton-Mollo, Sherry. "Lorraine Hansberry." Great American Writers Twentieth Century. Ed. R. Baird Shuman. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2002.

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

Short, Hugh. "Hansberry, Lorraine." Critical Survey of Drama: Second Revised Edition. Ed. Maria Irene Fornes and Tina Howe. Vol. 3. Pasedena, Ca: Salem Press, Inc., 2003.

Hansberry, Lorraine. "Willy Loman, Walter younger, and He Who Must Live." The Village Voice. Vol IV, No. 42, August 12, 1959. 7-8. Rpt. in Contemporary Literary Criticism. Ed. Roger Matuz. Vol. 62. Detroit: Gale, 1991.

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