'Ntozake Shange''s best plays reissued in the new Contemporary Dramatists series. This collection spans twenty years and brings together her works ''for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf''. ''Shange''s poetry is mordantly witty, unpredictable and disciplined. It has to do with love and death and the deepest feelings of young women - in particular, black young women'' (New Yorker) ''spell# 7'' ''Shange''s sinewy, erotic, insistent poetry snakes through this play - a powerful and passionate evocation of black culture suppressed, or just plain ignored'' (Time Out), The Love Space Demands: ''Focusing on the experiences of black women but drawing on an awesome range of cross-cultural references, her words ooze with earthy sensuality...a remarkable, lyrical experience of live poetry'' (Independent).''Shange''s language is pure gold'' (City Limits)'
For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide; Spell Number 7; The Love Space Demands