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Title Alice Walker : critical perspectives past and present / edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and K. A. Appiah.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Amistad : Distributed by Penguin USA, c1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  813.54 W151Da    ---  Available
Description xiii, 368 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Amistad literary series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 351-356) and index.
Contents Third life of Grange Copeland (1970) / Josephine Hendin, Robert Coles -- Meridan (1976) / Marge Piercy, Greil Marcus -- Color purple (1982) / Mel Watkins, Dinitia Smith -- Temple of my familiar (1989) / Ursula K. Le Guin, J. M. Coetzee / Possessing the secret of joy (1992) / Charles R. Larson, Janette Turner Hospital, Tina McElroy Ansa -- Essay on Alice Walker / Mary Helen Washington -- Novels for everyday use / Barbara Christian -- History and genealogy in Walker's The third life of Grange Copeland and Meridian / Elliot Butler-Evans -- Dynamics of enclosure / Theodore O. Mason, Jr. -- Walker : the centering self / Michael Cooke -- Reading the body : Meridan and the archeology of self / Alan Nadel -- Self in bloom : Walker's Meridian / Deborah E. McDowell -- Poetry celebrating life / Hanna Nowak -- Walker : the achievement of the short fiction / Alice Hall Petry -- Race, gender, and nation in The color purple / Lauren Berlant -- Color me Zora / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. -- Lettered bodies and corporeal texts / Wendy Wall -- Poetry as preface to fiction / Thadious Davis.
Reading and resistance : The color purple / Bell Hooks -- Rewriting the heroine's story in The color purple / Linda Abbandonato -- Patches : quilts and community in Alice Walker's "everyday use" / Houston A. Baker, Jr., Charlotte Pierce-Baker.
Subject Walker, Alice, 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation.
African American women in literature.
Added Author Gates, Henry Louis.
Appiah, Anthony.
ISBN 1567430260 (pbk.) : $14.95
1567430139 : $24.95

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