TITLE

The "Intricate Design" of Margaret Walker: Literary and Biblical Re-Creation in Southern History

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, R. Baxter
PUB. DATE
July 1988
SOURCE
Black American Poets Between Worlds: 1940-1960;1988, Vol. 30, p118
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Black American Poets Between Worlds 1940-1960" is presented on intricate design of Margaret Walker's literary works in terms of biblical re-creation in U.S. southern history. It provides a critique of Walker's poem "For My People," in which tension and potential of Black South and significance of physical and spiritual love in reclaiming Southern land are experienced. It highlights the poem "We Have Been Believers" that juxtaposes Christianity with African conjure.
ACCESSION #
79434022

 

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