Alice Walker, second edition:
examines the full range of Walker's prose writings: her novels, short stories, essays, activist writings, speeches and memoirs
has been thoroughly revised in the light of the latest scholarship and critical developments
brings coverage of Walker's work right up to date with a new chapter on Now is the Time to Open Your Heart (2004), and discussion of her recent non-fictional writing, including Overcoming Speechlessness (2010)
160;traces Walker's160;lineage back to160;nineteenth-century visionary black women preachers and activists
assesses Walkers prose oeuvre both in terms of its literary and its activist merits and shortcomings.
Ideal for students and scholars alike, this established text remains an essential guide to the work of a key US author160;as it explains160;her unique place in contemporary American letters.
- Literary Criticism
- American / African-American, Women Authors
- Palgrave Macmillan
- March 15, 2011
- February 15, 2011
- Maria Lauret