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Encyclopedia of African American women writers

Author: Yolanda Williams Page
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Alphabetically arranged entries discuss the lives, works, and critical reception of more than 150 African American women writers. African American women writers published extensively during the Harlem Renaissance and have been extraordinarily prolific since the 1970s. This book surveys the world of African American women writers. Included are alphabetically arranged entries on more than 150 novelists, poets,
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Reference works
Wörterbuch
Biografie
Biography Encyclopedias
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yolanda Williams Page
ISBN: 0313334293 9780313334290 0313341230 9780313341236 0313341249 9780313341243
OCLC Number: 71507821
Awards: Winner of New York Library Association Best Reference 2007 2007 (United States)
Description: 2 volumes ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. Elizabeth Laura Adams (1909-1982) / Hermine Pinson --
Octavia Victoria Rogers Albert (1853-1889) / Iva Balic --
Clarissa Minnie Thompson Allen (?-?) / Elizabeth Marsden --
Mignon Holland Anderson (1945- ) / Teresa Clark Caruso --
Maya Angelou (1928- ) / Joi Carr --
Tina McElroy Ansa (1949- ) / Tarshia L. Stanley --
Doris Jean Austin (1949-1994) / Imani Lillie B. Fryar --
Nikki Baker (1962- ) / Kimberly Downing Braddock --
Toni Cade Bambara (1939-1995) / Rochelle Spencer --
Gwendolyn Bennett (1902-1981) / Sue E. Barker --
Marita Bonner (1898-1971) / Sophie Blanch --
Candy Dawson Boyd (1946- ) / Bennie P. Robinson --
Joanne Braxton (1950- ) / Tanya N. Clark --
Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000) / Bridget Harris Tsemo --
Linda Beatrice Brown (1939- ) / Teresa Clark Caruso --
Annie Louise Burton (1858-1910) / Gabriel A. Briggs --
Olivia Ward Bush-Banks (1869-1944) / Susan M. Stone --
Octavia Butler (1947-2006) / Keren Omry. Jeannette Franklin Caines (1938-2004) / Eric Sterling --
Bebe Moore Campbell (1950- ) / Tenille Brown --
Barbara Chase-Riboud (1939- ) / Ginette Curry --
Alice Childress (1916-1994) / Carol Bunch Davis --
Barbara T. Christian (1943-2000) / Sharon L. Barnes --
Pearl T. Cleage (1948- ) / Adrienne Cassel --
Michelle Cliff (1946- ) / Lopamudra Basu --
Lucille Clifton (1936- ) / Patricia Kennedy Bostian --
Wanda Coleman (1946- ) / Terri Jackson Wallace --
Eugenia W. Collier (1928- ) / T. Jasmine Dawson --
Kathleen Conwell Collins (1942-1988) / Chandra Tyler Mountain --
Anna Julia Hayward Cooper (1858-1964) / Gloria A. Shearin --
J. California Cooper (?- ) / Adrienne Carthon --
Jayne Cortez (1936- ) / Ruth Blandón --
Margaret Esse Danner (1910-1984) / Claire Taft --
Edwidge Danticat (1969- ) / Jana Evans Braziel --
Doris Davenport (1949- ) / Denise R. Shaw --
Angela Y. Davis (1944- ) / Deirdre Osborne --
Lucy Delaney (1830-1890) / Dave Yost --
Toi(Nette) Marie Derricotte (1941- ) / Karen S. Sloan. Alexis De Veaux (1948- ) / Bennie P. Robinson --
Edwina Streeter Dixon (1907-2002) / Kevin L. Cole and Katherine Madison --
Rita Dove (1952- ) / Laura Madeline Wiseman --
Kate Drumgoold (1858?-1898) / Karen S. Sloan --
Shirley Graham DuBois (1896-1977) / Rebecca Walsh --
Alice Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935) / Denisa E. Chatman-Riley --
Grace Edwards-Yearwood (1934?- ) / Jasmin J. Vann --
Zilpha Elaw (1790?-1846?) / Nancy Kang --
Mari Evans (1923- ) / Jessica Allen --
Sarah Webster Fabio (1928-1979) / Richard A. Iadonisi --
Jessie Redmon Fauset (1882-1961) / Joy R. Myree-Mainor --
Carolyn Ferrell (1962- ) / Alex Feerst --
Julia Fields (1938- ) / Jacqueline Imani Bryant --
Julia A.J. Foote (1823-1900) / Ann Beebe --
Patrice Gaines (1949- ) / Amanda J. Davis --
Patricia Joann Gibson (1951- ) / Sarah Estes Graham --
Mercedes Gilbert (1889-1952) / Marlo David Azikwe --
Nikki Giovanni (1943- ) / Jane M. Barstow --
Marita Golden (1950- ) / DaMaris Hill. Jewelle Gomez (1948- ) / Josie A. Brown-Rose --
Eloise Greenfield (1929- ) / Elissa Gershowitz --
Angelina Weld Grimké (1880-1958) / Gloria A. Shearin --
Rosa Guy (1925- ) / Julie Ellam --
Beverly Guy-Sheftall (1946- ) / Lynnell Thomas --
Madame Emma Azalia Smith Hackley (1867-1922) / Lisa Pertillar Brevard --
Virginia Hamilton (1936-2002) / Myisha Priest --
Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965) / Kelly O. Secovnie --
Joyce Hansen (1942- ) / Dorsia Smith --
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911) / Valerie Palmer-Mehta --
Juanita Harrison (1887-19??) / Sarah Boslaugh --
Safiya Henderson-Holmes (1950-2001) / Shamika Ann Mitchell --
Carolivia Herron (1947- ) / Rachelle D. Washington --
Frenchy Jolene Hodges (1940- ) / Katarzyna Iwona Jakubiak --
bell hooks (1952- ) / Peggy J. Huey --
Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (Sara A. Allen) (1859-1930) / Jeehyun Lim --
Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) / Warren J. Carson --
Angela Jackson (1951- ) / Judy Massey Dozier --
Elaine Jackson (1943- ) / Raymond Janifer --
Mae Jackson (1946- ) / Heather Hoffman Jordan --
Mattie Jane Jackson (1843-?) / Tabitha Adams Morgan. Rebecca Cox Jackson (1795-1871) / Joshunda Sanders --
Harriet Ann Jacobs (1813-1897) / Mary McCartin Wearn --
Amelia E. Johnson (1858-1922) / Sathyaraj Venkatesan --
Georgia Douglas Johnson (1877-1966) / Maria J. Rice --
Helen Johnson (1906-1995) / Wendy Wagner --
Gayl Jones (1949- ) / Helen Doss --
June Jordan (1936-2002) / Roy Pérez --
Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (1818-1907) / Regina V. Jones --
Adrienne Kennedy (1931- ) / Nita N. Kumar --
Jamaica Kincaid (1949- ) / Maria Mikolchak. v. 2 --
Pinkie Gordon Lane (1923- ) / Julia Marek Ponce --
Nella Larsen (1891-1964) / Frank A. Salamone --
Kristin Hunter Lattany (1931- ) / David M. Jones --
Andrea Lee (1953- ) / Barbara Boswell --
Helene Elaine Lee (1959- ) / Lena Marie Ampadu --
Jarena Lee (1783?- ) / Christopher J. Anderson --
Audre Geraldine Lorde (1934-1992) / Heejung Cha --
Naomi Long Madgett (1923- ) / Shayla Hawkins --
Paule Marshall (1929- ) / Kalenda C. Eaton --
Sharon Bell Mathis (1937- ) / Loretta G. Woodard --
Victoria Earle Matthews (1861-1898) / Heidi Stauffer --
Colleen J. McElroy (1935- ) / Roxane Gay --
Patricia McKissack (1944- ) / Rebecca Feind --
Terry McMillan (1951- ) / Yolanda Williams Page --
Louise Meriwether (1923- ) / Bridgitte Arnold --
May Miller (1899-1995) / Miranda A. Green-Barteet --
Arthenia J. Bates Millican (1920- ) / Rebecca Feind --
Mary Monroe (1949- ) / Freda Fuller Coursey --
Anne Moody (1940- ) / Meta Michond Cooper --
Opal J. Moore (1953- ) / Kellie D. Weiss --
Toni Morrison (1931- ) / Deborah M. Wolf --
Gertrude Bustill Mossell (1855-1948) / Amanda Wray --
Harryette Mullen (1953- ) / Ordner W. Taylor, III --
Beatrice Murphy (1908-1992) / Judy L. Isaksen. Pauli Murray (1910-1985) / Christina G. Bucher --
Gloria Naylor (1950- ) / Pratibha Kelapure --
Barbara Neely (1941- ) / A. Mary Murphy --
Diane Oliver (1943-1966) / Joseph A. Alvarez --
Brenda Marie Osbey (1957- ) / Trimiko C. Melancon --
Pat Parker (1944-1989) / Linda Garber --
Suzan-Lori Parks (1964- ) / Marla Dean --
Ann Petry (1908-1997) / Yolanda Williams Page --
Ann Plato (1820?-1860) / Tinola N. Mayfield --
Connie Porter (1959- ) / Tamra E. DiBenedetto --
Eliza Potter (1820-?) / Karen C. Summers --
Mary Prince (1788-?) / Babacar M'Baye --
Nancy Prince (1799-?) / Dave Yost --
Aishah Rahman (1939- ) / Joan McCarty --
Alice Randall (1959- ) / Louis M. Palmer, III --
Henrietta Cordelia Ray (1849-1916) / Megan K. Ahern --
Jewell Parker Rhodes (?- ) / Tatia Jacobson Jordan --
Carolyn Marie Rodgers (1943- ) / Adenike Marie Davidson --
Mona Lisa Saloy (1950- ) / Delicia Dena Daniels --
Sonia Sanchez (1934- ) / Ben Fisler --
Dori Sanders (1934- ) / Chandra Wells --
Mary Seacole (1805-1881) / Nanette Morton. Fatima Shaik (1952- ) / Sharon T. Silverman --
Ntozake Shange (1948- ) / Cammie M. Sublette --
Ann Allen Shockley (1927- ) / Adriane Bezusko --
Amanda Berry Smith (1837-1915) / Mary G. De Jong --
Anna Deavere Smith (1950- ) / Yolanda Williams Page --
Ellease Southerland (1943- ) / Kate Falvey --
Maria W. Stewart (1803-1879) / Rhondda Robinson Thomas --
Barbara Summers (1944- ) / Firouzeh Dianat --
Ellen Tarry (1906- ) / Kevin Hogg --
Claudia Tate (1946-2002) / Angela Shaw-Thornburg --
Mildred D. Taylor (1943- ) / Shawntaye M. Scott --
Susie King Taylor (1848-1912) / Laura Gimeno Pahissa --
Lisa Teasley (1962- ) / Jeremy Griggs --
Lucy Terry (1730-1812) / Debbie Clare Olson --
Joyce Carol Thomas (1938- ) / Elizabeth Malia --
Era Bell Thompson (1905-1986) / Kevin L. Cole --
Katherine Davis Chapman Tillman (1870-?) / Gerri Reaves --
Ruth D. Todd (1878?-?) / Amy L. Blair --
Mary Elizabeth Vroman (1925-1967) / Jean Forst --
Gloria Wade-Gayles (1938- ) / Cameron Christine Clark --
Alice Walker (1944- ) / Su-lin Yu --
Margaret Walker (1915-1998) / Aimable Twagilimana --
Mildred Pitts Walter (1922- ) / Gerardo Del Guercio --
Marilyn Nelson Waniek (1946- ) / Jacob Nelson Wilkenfeld --
Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) / Joy M. Leighton --
Dorothy West (1907-1988) / Pearlie Mae Peters. Phillis Wheatley (1753-1784) / Pratibha Kelapure --
Paulette Childress White (1948- ) / Jessica Margaret Brophy --
Brenda Wilkinson (1946- ) / Tamara Zaneta Hollins --
Fannie Barrier Williams (1855-1944) / Ted Morrissey --
Sherley Anne Williams (1944-1999) / Gretchen Michlitsch --
Harriet E. Wilson (1828?-1863?) / Katie Rose Guest --
Sarah Elizabeth Wright (1928-?) / Althea Rhodes --
Shay Youngblood (1959- ) / Samira C. Franklin --
Appendix : List of awards and authors.
Responsibility: edited by Yolanda Williams Page.
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This book conveniently surveys the lives and works of African American women writers.Included are alphabetically arranged entries on more than 150 African American women novelists, poets,  Read more...

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