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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf

Author : Ntozake Shange
ISBN : 1451624158
Genre : Performing Arts
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From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp’s Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award–winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has excited, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the country. Passionate and fearless, Shange’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 The New Yorker for “encom­passing . . . every feeling and experience a woman has ever had,” for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf 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.
Category: Performing Arts

A Study Guide For Ntozake Shange S For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410346223
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Ntozake Shange's "for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
Category: Literary Criticism

Plays One

Author : Ntozake Shange
ISBN : STANFORD:36105008655990
Genre : Drama
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Ntozake Shange's best plays reissued in the new Contemporary Dramatists series This collection spans twenty years and brings together her works 'for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf' "Shange's poetry is mordantly witty, unpredictable and disciplined. It has to do with love and death and the deepest feelings of young women - in particular, black young women" (New Yorker) 'spell# 7' "Shange's sinewy, erotic, insistent poetry snakes through this play - a powerful an dpassionate evocation of black culture suppressed, or just plain ignored" (Time Out), The Love Space Demands: "Focusing on the experiences of black women but drawing on an awesome range of cross-cultural references, her words ooze with earthy sensuality...;a remarkable, lyrical experience of live poetry" (Independent)."Shange's language is pure gold" (City Limits)
Category: Drama

Conversations With Colored Girls

Author : Nevaina Rhodes
ISBN : 0983073112
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf' by Ntozake Shange is the muse behind this soulful, thought-provoking memoir, 'Conversations with Colored Girls.' As you read heartfelt words in letters from Victoria Rowell, Nicole Ari Parker, Jasmine Guy and others, you will reflect, cry, and laugh out loud.The author is award-winning actress Nevaina Rhodes, who portrayed the Lady in Green in Jasmine Guy's directorial debut of the stage play. Nevaina reveals the challenges and triumphs of the play process by sharing dynamic conversations from before, during, and after the play that she shared with phenomenal people such as Tyler Perry, Lisa Nichols, Pearl Cleage, Samuel L Jackson and many more!Each exchange is brought to life with witty language, spiritual insight, and a love that only a colored girl can give. While the play portrays the painful struggles that push each woman to consider suicide, this book shares a message of hope, strength and support.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

After Mecca

Author : Cheryl Clarke
ISBN : 0813534062
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In "After Mecca," Cheryl Clarke explores the relationship between the Black Arts Movement and black women writers of the period. Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks, Ntozake Shange, Audre Lorde, Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez, Jayne Cortez, Alice Walker, and others chart the emergence of a new and distinct black poetry and its relationship to the black community's struggle for rights and liberation. Clarke also traces the contributions of these poets to the development of feminism and lesbian-feminism, and the legacy they left for others to build on.
Category: Literary Criticism

Liliane

Author : Ntozake Shange
ISBN : 1429913517
Genre : Fiction
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Through the polyphonic voices of Liliane Lincoln's childhood friends, lovers, and conversations with her psychoanalyst, Ntozake Shange weaves the life of a remarkable young woman. Liliane Lincoln is an artist who exposes what she knows of herself to the world through her bold and colorful artwork. Gradually, however, Liliane realizes that in order to survive, she must come to terms with what she has kept hidden even from herself. Liliane is extraordinary vision of a woman learning to be who she really is.
Category: Fiction

Nappy Edges

Author : Ntozake Shange
ISBN : 0312064241
Genre : Poetry
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Poems deal with growing up, prejudice, Black heritage, sexism, and modern life
Category: Poetry