New Black Feminist Criticism, 1985-2000

University of Illinois Press
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A passionate and celebrated pioneer in her own words

New Black Feminist Criticism, 1985-2000 collects a selection of essays and reviews from Barbara Christian, one of the founding voices in black feminist literary criticism. Published between the release of her second landmark book Black Feminist Criticism and her death, these writings include eloquent reviews, evaluations of black feminist criticism as a discipline, reflections on black feminism in the academy, and essays on Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Paule Marshall, and others.

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Barbara Christian (1943-2000) was an acclaimed professor of African American studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

Gloria Bowles was the founding coordinator of women's studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the editor of Theories of Women's Studies.

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University of Illinois Press
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Published on
Oct 1, 2010
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9780252090820
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Language
English
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Genres
Literary Criticism & Collections / Essays
Literary Criticism / American / African American
Literary Criticism / General
Social Science / Women's Studies
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