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Title Alice Walker / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Publication Info. New York : Chelsea House Publishers, [1989]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  813.54 WALKER    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  818 W177YB    Check Shelf
Description viii, 245 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Modern critical views
Modern critical views.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-235) and index.
Contents "Cast out alone/to/heal/and recreate/ourselves" : family-based identity in the work of Alice Walker / Peter Erickson -- Walker's celebration of self in southern generations / Thadious M. Davis -- The Black woman artist as wayward / Barbara Christian -- Walker's blues / Keith Byerman -- The color purple : revisions and redefinitions / Mae G. Henderson -- Walker's women / Susan Willis -- Discourse of the other : The third life of Grange Copeland / W. Lawrence Hogue -- Black matrilineage : the case of Alice Walker and Zora Neale Hurston / Dianne F. Sadoff -- "The changing same" : generational connections and Black women novelists / Deborah E. McDowell -- The hoop of language : politics and the restoration of voice in Meridian / John F. Callahan -- "Show me how to do like you" : didacticism and epistolary form in The color purple / Tamar Katz -- Clytemnestra's children : writing (out) the mother's anger / Marianne Hirsch -- Writing the subject : reading The color purple / Bell Hooks.
Subject Walker, Alice, 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans in literature.
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
ISBN 1555463142 alkaline paper $19.95
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