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Alice Walker

Author: Nagueyalti Warren
Publisher: Ipswich, MA : Salem Press, ©2013.
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays in this volume discuss critical viewpoints about Walker's work. Topics include a discussion of her symbolism, metaphysics, and aesthetics her views on feminism and her responses to the issues of politics, slavery, poverty and sexism. Also included is a brief biography.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Alice Walker.
Ipswich, MA : Salem Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012014427
(OCoLC)777601677
Named Person: Alice Walker; Alice Walker
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nagueyalti Warren
ISBN: 9781429837781 1429837780
OCLC Number: 820723022
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 304 pages).
Contents: About This Volume / Nagueyalti Warren --
On Alice Walker / Nagueyalti Warren --
Biography of Alice Walker / Sally Wolff --
Alice Walker : Critical Reception / Lillie P. Howard --
Critical Lens : Five Critics on Alice Walker / Napolita Hooper-Simanga --
Cultural and Historical Context / Carmen R. Gillespie --
Pushing Gender Scripts and Color Lines in Alice Walker's The Color Purple and Sapphire's Push / Ciara Miller --
"But Where Was the Man in Me" Alice Walker's The Third Life of Grange Copeland / Rudolph P. Byrd --
Meridian and We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For : Alice Walker's Evolving Vision of the Spiritual Warrior / Shirley Toland-Dix --
Looking for God : Alice Walker's The Color Purple and Gloria Naylor's Mama Day / Paula C. Barnes --
Walker's Womanist Agenda / Brenda J. Young --
Spiritual Colonialism / Deborah Plant --
The Myopic Eye in Alice Walker's "The Flowers" / Antoinette Brim --
Sexuality and the Healing of the Self: The Color Purple, Possessing the Secret of Joy, and By the Light of My Father's Smile / Karla Kovalova --
Living Spaces for Learning in Alice Walker's The Temple of My Familiar /Toni Wynn --
Participant, Witness, Activist: Alice Walker's Novels in Historical Context --
Possessing the Secret of Metaphor: Alice Walker's Poetics of Self-Recovery / Opal Moore Euterpe's Daughter: Ecological/Political/Sociological Poetics of Alice Walker / Gerri Bates --
Alice Walker's Essays, Speeches, and Conversations / Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper --
Resources : Chronology of Alice Walker's Life; Works by Alice Walker; Bibliography.
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Nagueyalti Warren.

Abstract:

Essays in this volume discuss critical viewpoints about Walker's work. Topics include a discussion of her symbolism, metaphysics, and aesthetics her views on feminism and her responses to the issues of politics, slavery, poverty and sexism. Also included is a brief biography.

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