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Alice Walker : a critical companion

Author: Gerri Bates
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alice Walker, born in Eatonton, Georgia in 1944, overcame a disadvantaged sharecropping background, blindness in one eye, and the tense times of the Civil Rights Movement to become one of the world's most respected African American writers. While attending both Spelman and Sarah Lawrence Colleges, Walker began to draw on both her personal tragedies and those of her community to write poetry, essays, short stories,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bates, Gerri.
Alice Walker.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005020066
(OCoLC)61115498
Named Person: Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker; Alice Walker
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerri Bates
ISBN: 0313069093 9780313069093
OCLC Number: 62321382
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 220 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The life of Alice Walker --
Literary contexts --
The third life of Grange Copeland (1970) --
Meridian (1976) --
The color purple (1982) --
The temple of my familiar (1989) --
Possessing the secret of joy (1992) --
By the light of my father's smile (1998) --
The way forward is with a broken heart (2000) --
Now is the time to open your heart : a novel (2004).
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Gerri Bates.

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While attending both Spelman and Sarah Lawrence Colleges, Alice Walker began to draw on both her personal tragedies and those of her community to write poetry, essays, short stories, and novels. This  Read more...

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