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Revolutionary tales : African American women's short stories, from the first story to the present / edited by Bill Mullen.

Publication:
[New York, New York] : Laurel, ©1995.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxi, [1], 510, [2] pages ; 18 cm
Series:
Dell fiction
Distribution:
New York : Published by Dell Publishing a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.,
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Subjects:
Short stories, American.
American fiction -- African American authors.
American fiction -- Women authors.
African American women -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
African American women.
African Americans.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Fiction.
Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
This is the first compilation of short stories by African American women to focus on the development of this genre from 1859 to 1994. They present cultural truths, historical roots asd self-images in the context of the African American experience & the times in which they lived.
Contents:
The two offers (1859) / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
Aunt Lindy: a story founded on real life (1893) / Victoria Earle Matthews
Black is, as black does (a dream) (1900) / Angelina Weld Grimké
The stones of the village (1900-1910) / Alice Dunbar-Nelson
"As the Lord lives, He is one of our mother's children" (1903) / Pauline E. Hopkins
The taming of a modern shrew (1904) / Ruth D. Todd
Emmy (1913-1914) / Jessie Fauset
My house and a glimpse of my life therein (914) / Jessie Fauset
Drenched in light (1924) / Zora Neale Hurston
The typewriter (1926) / Dorothy West
Wedding day (1926) / Gwendolyn Bennett
Sanctuary (1930) / Nella Larsen
Mrs. Adis (1922) / Sheila Kaye-Smith
A possible triad on black notes (1933) / Marita Bonner
The gilded six-bits (1933) / Zora Neale Hurston
Part of the pack: another view of night life in Harlem (1935) / Hazel V. Campbell
Mob madness (1936) / Marion Cuthbert
Conjure man (1938) / Octavia B. Wynbush
Justice wears dark glasses (1944) / Grace W. Tompkins
Like a winding sheet (1945) / Ann Petry
All that hair (1946) / Melissa Linn
Like one of the family; Got to go someplace; Sometimes I feel so sorry; About those colored movies (1956) / Alice Childress
Has anybody seen Miss Dora Dean? (1958) / Ann Petry
A sound of crying (1964) / Anita R. Cornwell
Neighbors (1966) / Diane Oliver
Not your singing, dancing spade (1967) / Julia Fields
A revolutionary tale (1971) / Nikki Giovanni
Gorilla, my love (1972) / Toni Cade Bambara
Everyday use (1973) / Alice Walker
A ceremony of innocence (1975) / Arthenia Bates (Millican)
White rat (1977) / Gayl Jones
Babies (1979) / Becky Birtha
Play it, but don't say it (1980) / Ann Allen Shockley
Color me real (1984) / J. California Cooper
The spray paint king (1985) / Rita Dove
A house full of Maude (1987) / Colleen McElroy
Ma'Dear (1987) / Terry McMillan
In the city of sleep (1988) / Wanda Coleman
The last day of school (1994) / Maxine Clair.
Notes:
"A Laurel Book"
"A Groundbreaking Collection - 44 Stories, 36 Authors, 150 Years of Proud History"--Cover.
"December 1995"
Includes bibliographical references (pages 505-510).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Mullen, Bill, 1959-
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0440220823 :
9780440220824
OCLC:
33475469