How many plays did Lorraine Hansberry write?

Answer Lorraine Hansberry was an American author. Hansberry died of cancer at the age of 34, leaving several unfinished manuscripts. Her six primary works were "A Raisin in the Sun", "The Sign in Sidney B... Read More »

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Why did lorraine hansberry write a raisin in the sun?

Lorraine Hansberry (May 19, 1930-Jan. 12, 1965) wrote "A Raisin in the Sun" in 1959 to explore the issues that African-Americans struggled with---segregation, civil rights, equality and assimilatio... Read More »

How many books did Lorraine Hansberry publish?

In her lifetime, author and playwright Lorraine Hansberry published three books, and wrote a number of plays, articles, essays and one screenplay adaptation. Many of Hansberry's plays have since be... Read More »

What did lorraine hansberry accomplish?

Chicago-born playwright Lorraine Hansberry wrote the groundbreaking play 'A Raisin in the Sun.' In1959 she became the first African American woman to have a play open on Broadway when 'A Raisin in ... Read More »

How many plays did William Shakespeare write?

The precise number of plays that William Shakespeare wrote is the subject of some debate. Scholars set the number at 37 plays--13 comedies, 10 histories, 10 tragedies, and four romances. A handful ... Read More »