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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf

by Ntozake Shange

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From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp's Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award--winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has excited, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the country. Passionate and fearless, Shange's words reveal what it meant to be of color and female in the twentieth century. First published in 1975, when it was praised by The New Yorker for "encom­passing . . . every feeling and experience a woman has ever had," for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf 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.


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Publisher: Scribner

Kindle Book

  • Release date: November 2, 2010

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781451624151
  • Release date: November 2, 2010

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781451624151
  • File size: 10674 KB
  • Release date: November 2, 2010

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

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From its inception in California in 1974 to its highly acclaimed critical success at Joseph Papp's Public Theater and on Broadway, the Obie Award--winning for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf has excited, inspired, and transformed audiences all over the country. Passionate and fearless, Shange's words reveal what it meant to be of color and female in the twentieth century. First published in 1975, when it was praised by The New Yorker for "encom­passing . . . every feeling and experience a woman has ever had," for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf 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.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Scribner

    Kindle Book
    Release date: November 2, 2010

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781451624151
    Release date: November 2, 2010

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781451624151
    File size: 10674 KB
    Release date: November 2, 2010

  • Creators
  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    Lexile® Measure: 0
    Text Difficulty: 0