ISU Play Concordances: A Raisin in the Sun

This WWW site contains a full concordance for the play A Raisin in the Sun. In a full concordance format: every word in the dialogue of Hansberry's play is indexed and connected to its textual context. You can search it for wordlists (alphabetic and frequency-ordered), for KWIC concordances, and for collocations (in the context around the keyword).

The ISU Concordance Databases simplify word-level research on the dialogue in the plays included in the project. They are not meant to replace the reading of these plays in their published forms. This site is designed as a supplement to library resources, not as a replacement for reading published books.

For information about the playwright, the history of performances, literary and theatrical criticism, please consult the closest research library. Further information about the database is available fromRosanne G. Potter orJoe Struss.

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This project was originally created at Iowa State University byRosanne G. Potter andJoe Struss. Please properly cite this resource if you use it in your work. Technical/HTML problems and comments should be e-mailed to Joe Struss (Joe's Sig ).

This page was last updated on June 24, 2011.