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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf

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From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Pappand#8217;s Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Awardand#8211;winning andlt;Iandgt;for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf andlt;/Iandgt;has excited, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the country. Passionate and fearless, Shangeand#8217;s words reveal what it meant to be of color and female in the twentieth century. First published in 1975, when it was praised by andlt;Iandgt;The New Yorker andlt;/Iandgt;for and#8220;encomandshy;passing . . . every feeling and experience a woman has ever had,and#8221; andlt;Iandgt;for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf andlt;/Iandgt;will be read and performed for generations to come. Here is the complete text, with stage directions, of a groundbreaking dramatic prose poem written in vivid and powerful language that resonates with unusual beauty in its fierce message to the world.

Synopsis:

A movie-tie-in edition of Ntozake Shange's 1975 classic to coincide with the release of Tyler Perry's new movie starring Oprah Winfrey.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Ntozake Shange,andlt;/Bandgt; poet, novelist, playwright, and performer, wrote the Broadway-produced and Obie Award-winning andlt;iandgt;For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf.andlt;/iandgt; She has also written numerous works of fiction, including andlt;iandgt;Sassafras, Cypress and Indigo, Betsy Brown,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Liliane.andlt;/iandgt;

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“Overwhelming....It’s joyous and alive, affirmative in the face of despair.” Daily News (New York)“Passionate and lyrical...In poetry and prose Shange describes what it means to be a black woman in a world of mean streets, deceitful men, and aching loss.” New York Newsday

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451624205
Author:
Shange, Ntozake
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Subject:
General
Subject:
American
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Classic Edition
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-pg b/w photo section inside
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 8.89 oz

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Arts and Entertainment » Drama » American Anthology
Arts and Entertainment » Drama » General
Fiction and Poetry » Poetry » American » African American
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General

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"Synopsis" by , A movie-tie-in edition of Ntozake Shange's 1975 classic to coincide with the release of Tyler Perry's new movie starring Oprah Winfrey.
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