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In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose, Alice Walker

Label
In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose
Title
In search of our mothers' gardens
Title remainder
womanist prose
Statement of responsibility
Alice Walker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Walker's essays and articles written between 1966 and 1982 discuss the concept and influence of art and the artist's life, criticisms of authors such as Jean Toomer and Zora Neale Hurston, studies in the civil rights movement and feminist movement, and her own ideas while writing her book "The Color Purple."
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
818/.5409
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A425
LC item number
Z467 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Harvest book
Target audience
adult
Label
In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose, Alice Walker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-397)
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Contents
Saving the life that is your own : the importance of models in the artist's life -- The Black writer and the Southern experience -- "But yet and still the cotton gin kept on working--" -- A talk : convocation -- Beyond the peacock : the reconstruction of Flannery O'Connor -- The divided life of Jean Toomer -- A writer because of, not in spite of, her children -- Gifts of power : the writings of Rebecca Jackson -- Zora Neale Hurston : a cautionary tale and a partisan view -- Looking for Zora -- The civil rights movement : what good was it? -- The unglamorous by worthwhile duties of the Black revolutionary artist, or of the Black writer who simply works and writes -- The almost year -- Choice : a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Coretta King : revisited -- Choosing to stay at home : ten years after the March on Washington -- Good morning, revolution : uncollected writings of social protest -- Making the movies and the movies we want -- Lulls -- My father's country is so poor -- Recording the seasons -- In search of our mothers' gardens -- From an interview -- A letter to the editor of Ms. -- Breaking chains and encouraging life -- If the present looks like the past, what does the future look like? -- Looking to the side, and back -- To The Black scholar -- Brothers and sisters -- Silver writes -- Only justice can stop a curse -- Nuclear madness : what you can do -- To the editors of Ms. magazine -- Writing The color purple -- Beauty : when the other dancer is the self -- One child of one's own : a meaningful digression within the work(s)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xviii, 397 p.
Isbn
9780156028646
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004274774
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1274737
System control number
  • (OCoLC)55112154
  • 1271606
  • (OCoLC)ocm55112154
  • 1271606

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