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Chapter 10: Alice Walker (1944-)

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Primary Works

The third life of Grange Copeland. NY: Harcourt, 1970. PS3573 .A425 T48

In love & trouble; stories of Black women. NY: Harcourt, 1973. PZ4 W176

Langston Hughes, American poet. Illustrated by Don Miller. NY: Crowell 1974. Juv Biog H893 w

Meridian. NY: Harcourt, 1976. PS3573 .A425 M47

Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning: poems. NY: Dial Press, 1979. PS3573.A425 G6

I love myself when I am laughing ... and then again when I am looking mean and impressive: a Zora Neale Hurston reader. Ed. Alice Walker. Old Westbury, N.Y.: Feminist Press, 1979. PS3515.U789 I13

You can't keep a good woman down: stories. NY: Harcourt, 1981. PS3573.A425 Y6

The color purple: a novel. NY: Harcourt, 1982. PS3573.A425 C6

In search of our mothers' gardens: womanist prose. San Diego: Harcourt, 1983. PS3573 .A425 Z467

Horses make a landscape look more beautiful: poems. San Diego: Harcourt, 1984. PS3573 .A425 H6

The temple of my familiar. San Diego: Harcourt, 1989. PS3573 .A425 T46

Her blue body everything we know: earthling poems, 1965-1990 complete Alice Walker. San Diego: Harcourt, 1991. PS3573 .A425 H47

Possessing the secret of joy. NY: Harcourt, 1992. PS3573 .A425 P67

Warrior marks: female genital mutilation and the sexual blinding of women. Alice Walker and Pratibha Parmar. NY: Harcourt, 1993. GN484 .W35

Alice Walker and The color purple [videorecording] BBC; director, Samira Osman. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanites & Sciences, 1998. PS3573 .A425 Z553x

The way forward is with a broken heart. NY: Random House, 2000. PS3573 .A425 Z475

Absolute trust in the goodness of the earth: new poems. NY: Random House, 2003. PS3573 .A425 A64

The Third Life of Grange Copeland. Harvest Books, 2003.

We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness. New Press, 2006.

Why War is Never a Good Idea. NY: HarperCollins, 2007.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Abernathy, Jeff. To Hell and Back: Race and Betrayal in the Southern Novel. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2003.

Banks, Erma D. and Keith Byerman. Alice Walker: An Annotated Bibliography 1968-1986. NY: Garland, 1989.

Bloom, Harold. ed. Alice Walker. NY: Chelsea, 1989.

Butler-Evans, Elliott. Race, gender, and desire: narrative strategies in the fiction of Toni Cade Bambara, Toni Morrison, and Alice Walker. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1989. PS374 .N4 B8

Byrd, Rudolph P. ed. The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker. NY: New Press, 2010.

Christian, Barbara T. ed. Alice Walker: "Everyday Use". New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1994.

Gates, Henry Louis, and Anthony Appiah. eds. Alice Walker: critical perspectives past and present. NY: Amistad, 1993. PS3573 .A425 Z54

Howard, Lillie P. ed. Alice Walker and Zora Neale Hurston: The Common Bond. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1993.

Johnson, Yvonne. The Voices of African American Women: The Use of Narrative and Authorial Voice in the Works of Harriet Jacobs, Zora Neale Hurston, and Alice Walker. NY: Peter Lang, 1998.

Lauret, Maria. Alice Walker. NY: St. Martin's, 1999.

Levin, Amy K. Africanism and Authenticity in African-American Women's Novels. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2003.

Lister, Rachel. Alice Walker: The Color Purple: A Reader's Guide to Essential Criticism. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Pratt, Louis H., and Darnell D. Pratt. Alice Malsenior Walker: an annotated bibliography, 1968-1986. Westport, CT: Meckler, 1988. PS 3573 .A425 Z459

Smith, Lindsey C. Indians, Environment, and Identity on the Borders of American Literature: From Faulkner and Morrison to Walker and Silko. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Wall, Cheryl A. Worrying the Line: Black Women Writers, Lineage, and Literary Tradition. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2005.

White, Evelyn C. Alice Walker: A Life. NY : Norton, 2004.

hitted, Qiana J. 'A God of Justice?' The Problem of Evil in Twentieth-Century Black Literature. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 2009.

Winchell, Donna H. Alice Walker. NY: Twayne, 1992. PS3573 .A425 Z94

MLA Style Citation of this Web Page

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