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For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf - Ntozake Shange
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf
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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.... show more
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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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781439186817 (1439186812)
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 100
Edition language: English
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
I have to say that I loved this play. It was a bit weird to read the stage directions along with the poetry that was being said by these characters, but it was quite easy to read and follow.For colored girls is considered a choreopoem (i.e. there are monologues that also include dance and music) wit...
....And Then The Fandoms Came
....And Then The Fandoms Came rated it
4.5 "for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf" by Ntozake Shange -- A Book Review
Title: for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf Author: Ntozake Shange Genre: poetry Type: Library loan Synopsis: 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...
SakuraMorimoto
SakuraMorimoto rated it
4.0 for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf
The Accidental Reader When I watched the movie For Colored Girls who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuff I loved the way the plot flew and the poems...oh the poems were amazing. Two years later I picked the book expecting to find poems in it but what I found was a play. This particul...
Harbinger of Books
Harbinger of Books rated it
5.0 Review of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange is probably one of the realest poems I have ever read. These are the stories about coming of age and what these women are going through in terms of heartbreak, assault, abandonment and finding their redemption...
sonjbean
sonjbean rated it
brilliant.
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