TITLE

Romance, Marginality, Matrilineage: Alice Walker's The Color Purple and Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

AUTHOR(S)
Hite, Molly
PUB. DATE
March 1989
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring1989, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p257
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Discusses the defining features of African American literature. Overview of the book "The Color Purple," written by female African writer Alice Walker; Views of literary critic Henry Louis Gates on the affinities between the books "The Color Purple" and "Their Eyers Were Watching God"; Discussion on the preoccupation with voice as a primary element in African American literature.
ACCESSION #
15746613

 

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