eBook In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose download
by Alice Walker
Author: Alice Walker
Publisher: Harvest Books (October 19, 1984)
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Subcategory: Womens Studies
Many are based on her understanding of "womanist" theory. Walker defines "womanist" at the beginning of the collection as "A black feminist or feminist of color.
Even though I love the art of poetry, I have more recently found it difficult to connect, especially when I’m not in the mood (by which I mean, I find it hard to write and read poetry when it feels like more important things are going on in the world and in myself.
To my daughter rebecca. Recording the Seasons. Who saw in me. what I considered. If the Present Looks Like the Past, What Does the Future Look Like? Looking to the Side, and Back. To The Black Scholar.
breathed color, sound, and soul into fiction and poetry-and into our lives as well. san francisco chronicle.
She also looks back at the highs and lows of the civil rights movement, her early political development, and the place of women’s traditions in art. Coining the expression womanist prose, these are essays that value women’s culture and strength, the handing on of the creative spark from one generation to another
Includes bibliographical references
Includes bibliographical references. Part 1- Saving The Life That Is Your Own: The Importance Of Models In The Artist's Life - Black writer and the Southern experience - But yet and still the cotton gin kept on working - Talk: convocation - Beyond the peacock: the reconstruction of Flannery O'Connor - Divided life of Jean Toomer -. - Writer because of, not in spite of, her children - Gifts of power: the writings of Rebecca Jackson - Zora Neale Hurston: a cautionary tale and a partisan view - Looking for Zora - Part 2 - Civil Rights Movement: What Good Was It? -.
her perseverance, love, creativity, and spirituality.
In the book, she cites the phrase acting womanish, which was said to a child who acted serious, courageous and grown-up rather than girlish. Many women of color in the 1970s had sought to expand the feminism of the Women’s Liberation Movement beyond its concern for the problems of white middle-class women. The adoption of "womanist" signified an inclusion of race and class issues in feminism.