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In search of the color purple : the story of an American masterpiece  Cover Image Book Book

In search of the color purple : the story of an American masterpiece / Salamishah Tillet.

Tillet, Salamishah, (author.).



Tillet's cultural criticism blends literary history, biography, and memoir in an exploration of Alice Walker's National Book Award-winning novel that examines its influence against a backdrop of the civil rights encroachments of the early 1980s.

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  • ISBN: 9781419735301
  • ISBN: 1419735306
  • Physical Description: xvii, 205 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Press, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198) and index.
Subject: Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple.
Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple > Influence.
African American women in literature.
Civil rights movements > United States.
United States > Race relations > 20th century.
Color purple (Walker, Alice)
Genre: Literary criticism.
Personal narratives.
Literary criticism.
Personal narratives.

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