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Dedmond, Francis "Lorraine Hansberry" in American Playwrights since 1945: A Guide to Scholarship, Criticism, and Performance, edited by Philip C. Kohn, Greenwood, 1989, pp. 155-68.

This is a thorough article which provides an assessment of Hansberry's reputation through her career. In addition, it includes a useful resource list.

Hansberry, Lorraine "Willie Loman, Walter Younger, and He Who Must Live" in the Village Voice, Vol IV, no. 42, August 12,1959, pp 7-8.

Hansberry discusses positive and negative responses to her play and compares it to Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

Howes, Kelly King, editor. "Lorraine Hansberry" in Characters m 20th Century Literature, Book II, Gale, 1995, pp 204-09.

This article approaches the play through an analysis of its characters It provides an extensive discussion of each of the characters and compares them to other significant characters in American literature

Sacks, Glendyr. "Raisin in the Sun" in International Dictionary ofTheatre-1. Plays, edited by...

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