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Reading black, reading feminist : a critical anthology

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Meridian Book, 1990.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Reading black, reading feminist.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Meridian Book, 1990
(OCoLC)654459708
Named Person: Maya Angelou; Lorraine Hansberry; Zora Neale Hurston; Jamaica Kincaid; Nella Larsen; Toni Morrison; Gloria Naylor; Alice Walker; Phillis Wheatley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 0452010454 9780452010451
OCLC Number: 21375690
Description: ix, 534 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. Constructing a tradition. Art and such / Zora Neale Hurston --
Postscript : the mark of Zora / Stetson Kennedy --
"The darkened eye restored" : notes toward a literary history of Black women / Mary Helen Washington --
The highs and lows of Black feminist criticism / Barbara Christian --
Variations on negation and the heresy of Black feminist creativity / Michele Wallace --
Some implications of womanist theory / Sherley Anne Williams --
The quicksands of representation : rethinking Black cultural politics / Hazel V. Carby --
"The changing same" : generational connections and Black women novelists / Deborah E. McDowell --
Speaking in tongues : dialogics, dialectics, and the Black women writer's literary tradition / Mae Gwendolyn Henderson. II. Reading Black, reading feminist. The re(a)d and the Black / Barbara E. Johnson --
Facing the camera's eye : Black and White terrain in women's drama / Timothy Murray --
My statue, my self : autobiographical writings of Afro-American women / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese --
Euphemism, understatement, and the passive voice : a genealogy of Afro-American poetry / Barbara E. Johnson --
"Loopholes of retreat" : architecture and ideology in Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Valerie Smith --
The souls of Black women folk in the writings of W.E.B. Du Bois / Nellie Y. McKay --
"An order of constancy" : notes on Brooks and the feminine / Hortense J. Spillers --
Maya Angelou : the autobiographical statement updated / Selwyn R. Cudjoe --
Lorraine Hansberry : uncommon warrior / Jewelle L. Gomez --
Our lady : Sonia Sanchez and the writing of a Black renaissance / Houston A. Baker, Jr. --
Gloria Naylor's geography : community, class, and patriarchy in The women of Brewster Place and Linden Hills / Barbara Christian --
Segregated lives : Rita Dove's Thomas and Beulah / John Shoptaw --
Autoethnography : the an-archic style of Dust tracks on a road / Françoise Lionnet --
Maternal narratives : "cruel enough to stop the blood" / Marianne Hirsch --
Romance, marginality, and matrilineage : The color purple and Their eyes were watching God / Molly Hite --
Writing the subject : reading The color purple / Bell Hooks --
The future of female : Octavia Butler's mother lode / Dorothy Allison. III. Interviews. An interview with Rita Dove / Helen Vandler --
An interview with Jamaica Kincaid / Donna Perry.
Responsibility: edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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