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Race, gender, and desire : narrative strategies in the fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker / Elliott Butler-Evans.

Author/Creator:
Butler-Evans, Elliott, 1938-
Publication:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1989.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 227, [5] pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Bambara, Toni Cade -- Political and social views.
Morrison, Toni -- Political and social views.
Walker, Alice, 1944- -- Political and social views.
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Sex in literature.
Politics and literature.
Semiotics and literature.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Contents:
Producing the Signs of Race: Self-Fashioning in Black Aesthetic Discourse
Enabling Discourse for Afro-American Women Writers
Racial Discourse, Aesthetics, and Desire in Morrison's The Bluest Eye and Sula
Desire, Ambivalence, and Nationalist-Feminist Discourse in Bambara's Short Stories
History and Genealogy in Walker's The Third Life of Grange Copeland and Meridian
Rewriting and Revising in the 1980s: Tar Baby, The Color Purple, and The Salt Eaters.
Notes:
"Design: Bruce Gore."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-219) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1989
Contributor:
Classes of 1883 and 1884 Fund.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0877226083
OCLC:
18714932
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