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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf: A Choreopoem
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Scribner
Publication date September 1, 1997
Pages 64
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780684843261
ISBN-10 0684843269
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.25 lbs.
Original list price $12.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
The complete text, including stage directions, for an Obie Award-winning dramatic prose poem, first published in 1975, reveals the triumph and tragedy experienced by twentieth-century women of color. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. NYT. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 is 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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Paperback
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Reprint edition from Scribner (September 1, 1997); titled "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf: A Choreopoem"
9780684843261 | details & prices | 64 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $12.00
About: A theatrical celebration, in verse and prose, of being female and Black incorporates the triumphs, joys, griefs, and losses of Black women in America
With Spiros Zakas | Rei edition from Macmillan Pub Co 5.50 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $5.95
This edition also contains Lifespace: Designs for Today's Living
About: A theatrical celebration, in verse and prose, of being female and Black incorporates the triumphs, joys, griefs, and losses of Black women in America
Rei edition from Macmillan Pub Co 5.50 × 9.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $5.95
This edition also contains Lifespace: Designs for Today's Living
About: A theatrical celebration, in verse and prose, of being female and Black incorporates the triumphs, joys, griefs, and losses of Black women in America
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613135528 Book cover for 9781439503638
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (June 26, 2008); titled "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf: A Choreopoem"
9781439503638 | details & prices | 64 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.44 lbs | List price $18.95
About: Poetry
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 2001)
9780613135528 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $23.30
About: A theatrical celebration, in verse and prose, of being female and Black incorporates the triumphs, joys, griefs, and losses of Black women in America

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