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Writings on Black Women of the Diaspora

History, Language, and Identity, 1st Edition

By Lean'tin Bracks


152 pages

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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

Table of Contents

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

About the Author

Lean'tin Bracks

About the Series

Crosscurrents in African American History

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General