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Lillian Hellman Forcefully attacked injustice, exploitation, and selfishness Plays: The children's hour The little foxes Toys in the Attic Tennessee Williams 1911-83 From Mississippi Playwright, author, and poet Used his dysfunctional family as inspiration for his work Struggled with his identity Southern Settings Strong female characters Poetic dialogue Plays The Glass Menagerie A Streetcar Named Desire Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Arthur Miller 1915-2005, New York Huac - House of Un-American activities committee Blacklisted Plays All my sons Death of a salesman The crucible A view from the bridge Lorraine Hansberry 1930-65, Chicago African American playwright Wrote about working class blacks in Chicago's South side Themes Civil Rights Black beauty Generational conflicts Class differences Feminism Black Americans relationships with African heritage Plays A raisin in the sun
The sign in Sidney Brustein's Window To be young, gifted, and black August Wilson 1945-2000
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