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Hansberry, Lorraine (1930–1965)

Keith Clark

in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

Published in print January 1995 | ISBN: 9780195066081
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199891054
Hansberry, Lorraine (1930–1965)

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(1930–1965), playwright.

Regarded by many as the foremother of African-American drama, Lorraine Hansberry shares with novelist Ralph Ellison

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Subjects: Literary Studies (Women's Writing)

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