Ntozake Shange Summary

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  • 3 Biographies
  • 25 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (3)

1,995 words, approx. 7 pages
When African American writer Ntozake Shange's (born 1948) for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf: a choreopoem appeared on the theater scene in New York City in 1975, i... Read more
3,876 words, approx. 13 pages
Ntozake Shange summed up the central concerns of her art when she explained to an interviewer, "bein alive & bein a woman & bein colored is a metaphysical dilemma I haven't yet conquered." In ... Read more
6,747 words, approx. 23 pages
In the foreword to Three Pieces (1981), Ntozake Shange calls herself "a poet or writer/rather than a playwright." In doing so, she seeks to free herself from the constraints of conventional theater. S... Read more