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Life notes : personal writings by contemporary Black women

Author: Patricia Bell-Scott
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life Notes is the first collection devoted exclusively to writings from the journals, diaries, and personal notebooks of contemporary Black women by the author of the best-selling Double Stitch: Black Women Write About Mothers and Daughters. In her foreword to this volume Marcia Ann Gillespie writes, "Keeping a journal is an extraordinarily intimate activity, sharing what we write is to allow another to peer through
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Genre/Form: Biography
Diaries
Anthologie
Biographies
Journaux intimes
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Bell-Scott
ISBN: 039303593X 9780393035933 0393312062 9780393312065
OCLC Number: 28221360
Description: 429 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: In her womb / Gwendolyn J. Dungy --
Chocolate tears and dreams / Evelyn C. Rosser --
Fire and snow / Deborah E. McDowell --
Myself / Tinuke Oluyomi --
Weeds / Quo Vadis Gex-Breaux --
Arrival / Al --
At an artist's colony / Toi Derricotte --
A sistah outsider / Shamara Shantu Riley --
The sins of our fathers / Dakota Wells --
Oreo blues / Carole Stewart McDonnell --
A hair piece / Paulette M. Caldwell --
Black woman artist becoming / Bell Hooks --
The house that Jill built / Rita Dove --
Sometimes a poem is twenty years of memory / Carroll Parrott Blue / At Yaddo / Barbara Smith --
Not letting go of my anchor / Viki Radden --
Breaking the ties that bind me / Ann Lynn --
Setting relationship limits / Yin Quilter --
Golden boy / Quo Vadis Gex-Breaux --
Three daughters / Dawn B. Bennett-Alexander. Reflections of breaking glass / Sapphire --
Love in the time of AIDS / Ama R. Saran --
Writing, screaming, and healing / R.H. Douglas --
Holding on and remembering / Belvie Rooks --
Flashbacks and wounded children / Patricia Bell-Scott --
The cancer journals / Audre Lorde --
The years in between / Elaine Shelly --
A small place / Jamaica Kincaid --
And still rise / Rise Collins --
The Boston murders / Barbara Smith --
Quo Vadis Gex-Breaux / Milwaukee uncle --
Starting over / Miriam Decosta-Willis --
On turning fifty / Judy Scales-Trent --
Going through my changes / Lois Florence Lyles --
Jive talk and random thoughts / Pearl Cleage --
Looking / Quo Vadis Gex-Breaux --
On "going home" / Deborah E. McDowell --
Natural monuments / Melina Brown --
Ubud, Bali / Alice Walker --
Standing alone with myself / Faith Adiele --
Differences and blurred vision / Tijuana Murray --
Bullet holes of resistance / Sonia Sanchez --
Beautifully ugly / Eleanor Smith --
Showing our true colors / Audre Lorde.
Responsibility: [edited by] Patricia Bell-Scott.

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These intensely personal testimonies illuminate the complexities of black women's lives, offering unique reflections about self, family, intimacy, work, politics, life transitions, violation, and  Read more...

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