The Purple Flower Summary
Marita Bonner

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The Purple Flower Summary

The Purple Flower, by , an AfricanAmerican writer of the Harlem Renaissance, is a short, one-act play first published In Crisis magazine m 1928 and is, as noted by Joyce Flynn In Frye Street and Environs: The Collected Works of Marita Bonner, "generally regarded as Bonner's masterpiece.." Although it was never performed in her lifetime, Bonner was awarded first prize for The Purple Flower m the 1927 Crisis magazine literary awards

The Purple Flower is an allegory...

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