Lorraine Hansberry, Black playwright : conflict of artist and propagandist?

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dc.contributor.advisor Clifton, Lucile en_US
dc.contributor.author Hamdoun, Thoreya H., 1942- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:31:17Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:31:17Z
dc.date.created 1974 en_US
dc.date.issued 1974
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1974 .H36 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/180922
dc.description.abstract This thesis s a study of Lorraine Hansberry as a person, an intellectual, a black and a writer. Her two plays, A Raisin in the Sun and The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, are analysed in relation to her background and the themes and movements that the writer of her time pondered. It was found that Lorraine Bansberry's plays like those of the writers of her time, through themes of social conflict, modern man's dilemma of false dreams and disillusionment came to the onclusion that in the long run man irrespective of titles is capable of everything humanly possible. Her play To Be Young Gifted and Black, was cited as a basic source for her background, ideas and conceptions.The thesis studies the relation of Lorraine Hansberry's intellectuality, blackness and artistic potential, to her work and consequently conclusions were drawn that these three sides combined to make of Lorraine Hansberry a committed intellectual and a powerful writer.
dc.format.extent iv, 71 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh African Americans in the performing arts. en_US
dc.subject.other Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. en_US
dc.title Lorraine Hansberry, Black playwright : conflict of artist and propagandist? en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/415443 en_US


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