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Writings on Black women of the diaspora : history, language, and identity

Author: Lean'tin L Bracks
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., 1998.
Series: Crosscurrents in African American history, v. 1.; Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 2048.
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Analyzes the work of African-American writers Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Paule Marshal, and Mary Prince to show how they draw on the legacy of their people and reveal and define themselves as they  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Mary Prince; Paule Marshall; Alice Walker; Toni Morrison
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lean'tin L Bracks
ISBN: 081532734X 9780815327349
OCLC Number: 37156176
Description: xii, 139 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Literary quilting: history, language, and identity in women's diasporic texts --
The history of Mary Prince, a West Indian slave, related by herself: history, ancestry, and identity --
Toni Morrison's Beloved: evolving identities from slavery to freedom --
Alice Walker's The Color Purple: racism, sexism, and kinship in the process of self-actualization --
Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the Widow: Afro-Caribbean rituals of power, place, and identity.
Series Title: Crosscurrents in African American history, v. 1.; Garland reference library of the humanities, v. 2048.
Responsibility: Lean'tin L. Bracks.
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