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Speaking for ourselves : women of the South

Author: Maxine Alexander
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Speaking for ourselves.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1984
(OCoLC)654633817
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maxine Alexander
ISBN: 0394722752 9780394722757
OCLC Number: 10754337
Description: xiii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I. Legacy : Mother Rich --
Celebrate Emma / Maudy Benz --
Legacy : Memories of our foremothers /rDee Gilbert --
Pipsissewa, Calamus, and Pennyroyal / Constance Garcia-Barrio --
Genealogy / Ruthann Robson --
Magnolias grow in dirt : The bawdy lore of southern women / Rayna Green --
Tribute to my husband / Mattie Mae Nelson --
Part II. Legacy : Good times and growing pains --
Corn shuckings, fiddle contests, square dances : Oral history with Lily May Ledford / Ellesa Clay High --
Growing up Southern and sexy / Marie Stokes Jemison --
Three maxims in the life of Mary / Mary Mebane --
My Aunt Isadora (fiction) / Amelia Diaz Ettinger --
The rape of Dona / Lee Howard --
Part III. A woman's work : Shoulder to shoulder --
Mill village / Clara D. Ford --
It seems to help me bear it better when she knows about it / Margaret Jones Bolsterli --
Ole black Emelda (fiction) / Luisah Teish --
Women in the Texas ILGWU, 1933-50 / Milissa Hield --
Shoulder to shoulder / Anne Braden --
Hard times cotton mill / Victoria Morris Byerly --
Are you looking, cousin / Regina M.K. Mandrell --
Part IV. A woman's work : Never done --
What she aims to be / Sue Massek --
Coal-mining women / Marat Moore --
If you got time to lean, you got time to clean / Alma Blount --
It's something inside you / Wendy Watriss --
Prostitution I : Trying to make a living / Phaye Poliakoff --
Prostitution II : Not no easy business / Sarah Wilkerson --
Tessa / Vivian M. oken --
Miss Elsie Riddick / Carmine Prioli --
Part V. Keeping mind, body, and soul together --
Dear Mary Catherine / Marilyn Sewell --
Paralyzed (fiction) / Lee Smith --
My Grandmother's gift / Glenda Neel Pender --
Quilting women / Jennifer Miller --
Two poems for Minnie's boy / Joycelyn K. Moody --
Spilled salt (fiction) / Barbara Neely --
Part VI. Where the heart is --
The prodigal child's homecoming : California to Georgia 1980 / Beverly Burch --
Swing through the South journal, Fall, 1981 / Battie Gossett --
Delta (fiction) / Ramina Y. Mays --
Speaking in tongues : A letter to Third World women writers / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Women's consciousness and the Southern Black Movement / Sara Evans --
Part VII. For the children's sake --
The challenge / Christina Davis --
Mock trial / Susan Bright --
The lonesomes ain't no spring picnic (fiction) / Birthalene Miller --
Queen of the road / Liz Wheaton --
Listen!! / Maxine Alexander --
I led two lives : Confessions of a closet Baptist / Mab Segrest --
There's not a child that can't learn / ebecca McCarthy.
Responsibility: edited by Maxine Alexander.

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