for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf Essay

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In the following excerpt, Clurman offers a positive review of for colored girls ... declaring. "There is no black (or white) sentimentality here, no glamorizing of Harlem or any other ghetto existence; there is the eloquence of moral and sensory awareness couched in language powerful in common speech and a vocabulary both precise and soulfully felt."

Highly regarded as a director, author, and longtime drama critic for the Nation, Clurman was an important contributor to the development of the modem American theater.

I hope a way may be devised to arrange a national tour to a presentation I recently saw at the Henry Street Settlement's New Federal Theatre (on Grand Street) in cooperation with Joseph Papp's Public Theatre, it was for me a signal event.

It is called For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,... Its author, St. Louis-born Ntozake Shange, is a young...

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