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Inspiriting influences : tradition, revision, and Afro-American women's novels

Author: Michael Awkward
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1989.
Series: Gender and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A critical look at works from this emerging body of literature. Examines Their eyes were watching God, The bluest eye, The women of Brewster Place, and The color purple. Provides insight to the aesthetically complex and ideologically challenging novels of Afro- American women.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Awkward
ISBN: 0231068069 9780231068062 0231068077 9780231068079
OCLC Number: 18779712
Description: x, 178 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : "mah tongue is in mah friend's mouf" : toward an intertextual reading of Afro-American women's novels --
"The inaudible voice of it all" : silence, voice, and action in Their eyes were watching God" --
"The evil of fulfillment" : scapegoating and narration in The bluest eye --
Authorial dreams of wholeness : (dis)unity, (literary) parentage, and The women of Brewster Place --
The color purple and the achievement of (comm)unity.
Series Title: Gender and culture.
Other Titles: Tradition, revision, and Afro-American women's novels
Responsibility: Michael Awkward.

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