First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
"…focused and well developed. [H]as clarity and directness of bell hooks. [A] promising start to the series and a good resource for upper-division undergraduates." -- Choice
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