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Read online for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf From its inception in California in to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp s Public Theater and on Broadway the Obie Award winning i for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf i has excited inspired and transformed audiences all over the country Passionate and fearless Shange s words reveal what it is to be of color and female in the twentieth century First published in when it was praised by i The New Yorker i for encompassing every feeling and experience a woman has ever had i for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf i 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 by Ntozake Shange

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for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
Title:for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
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ISBN:0684843269
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Number of Pages:80
Category:Poetry, Plays, Fiction, Drama, Feminism, African american, Race
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Sassafrass, Cypress and Indigo, Nappy Edges, Betsey Brown, Liliane, Some Sing, Some Cry, A Daughter's Geography, for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Ellington Was Not a Street, Coretta Scott, Freedom's a-Callin Me
Award winning writer Ntozake Shange and real life sister award winning playwright Ifa Bayeza achieve nothing less than a modern classic in this epic story of the Mayfield family Opening dramatically at Sweet Tamarind a rice and cotton plantation on an island off South Carolina s coast we watch as recently emancipated Bette Mayfield says her goodbyes before fleeing for the mainland With her granddaughter Eudora in tow she heads to Charleston There they carve out lives for themselves as fortune teller and seamstress Dora will marry the Mayfield line will grow and we will follow them on a journey through the watershed events of America s troubled vibrant history from Reconstruction to both World Wars from the Harlem Renaissance to Vietnam and the modern day Shange and Bayeza give us a monumental story of a family and of America of songs and why we have to sing them of home and of heartbreak of the past and of the future bright and blazing ahead, In a reflective tribute to the African American community of old noted poet Ntozake Shange recalls her childhood home and the close knit group of innovators that often gathered there These men of vision brought to life in the majestic paintings of artist Kadir Nelson lived at a time when the color of their skin dictated where they could live what schools they could attend and even where they could sit on a bus or in a movie theater br Yet in the face of this tremendous adversity these dedicated souls and others like them not only demonstrated the importance of Black culture in America but also helped issue in a movement that changed the world Their lives and their works inspire us to this day and serve as a guide to how we approach the challenges of tomorrow, i nappy edges i collects poetry and poetic prose by a writer of unusual power and resonance A leading black poet who ranks with Giovanni Baraka Brooks and Hughes Emery Lewis i The Record i Indeed i nappy edges i is extraordinary and wonderful in its lyric tragic exploration into black women s loneliness Shange writes with such exquisite care and beauty that anyone can relate to her Clive Barnes i The New York Times i, No description available