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Black internationalist feminism : women writers of the black left, 1945-1995

Author: Cheryl Higashida
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2013.
Series: African American Studies. Women studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Black Internationalist Feminism examines how African American women writers affiliated themselves with the post-World War II Black Communist Left and developed a distinct strand of feminism." - Back Cover.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Higashida
ISBN: 0252079647 9780252079641
OCLC Number: 843861710
Description: xi, 250 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The negro question, the woman question, and the vital link: histories and institutions --
Lorraine Hansberry's existentialist routes to black internationalist feminism --
Rosalind on the black star line: Alice Childress, black minstrelsy, and Garveyite drag --
Rosa Guy, Haiti, and the hemispheric woman --
Audre Lorde revisited: nationalism and second-wave black feminism --
Reading Maya Angelou, reading black internationalist feminism today.
Series Title: African American Studies. Women studies
Responsibility: Cheryl Higashida.

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Exploring a diverse range of plays, novels, essays, poetry, and reportage, this book shows how Claudia Jones, Lorraine Hansberry, Alice Childress, Rosa Guy, Audre Lorde, and Maya Angelou worked  Read more...

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"This unique study opens up fascinating new areas of discussion in feminism, literary studies, and political history. Highly recommended."--Choice "Black Internationalist Feminism: Women Writers of Read more...

 
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