By Maria Lauret
'Alice Walker, moment edition':
* examines the complete diversity of Walker's prose writings: her novels, brief tales, essays, activist writings, speeches and memoirs
* has been completely revised within the mild of the newest scholarship and important developments
* brings assurance of Walker's paintings correct brand new with a brand new bankruptcy on 'Now is the Time to Open Your middle' (2004), and dialogue of her contemporary non-fictional writing, together with 'Overcoming Speechlessness' (2010)
* traces Walker's lineage again to nineteenth-century visionary black girls preachers and activists
* assesses Walkers prose oeuvre either when it comes to its literary and its activist advantages and shortcomings.
Ideal for college students and students alike, this validated textual content continues to be an important consultant to the paintings of a key US author as it explains her designated position in modern American letters.
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