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Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker, edited by Maryemma Graham

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Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker
Title
Fields watered with blood
Title remainder
critical essays on Margaret Walker
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maryemma Graham
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IOW
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Graham, Maryemma
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  • Walker, Margaret
  • African American women in literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Women and literature
Label
Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker, edited by Maryemma Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-340) and index
Contents
Introduction: The most famous person nobody knows -- pt. 1. The life and political times of Margaret Walker. "I want to write, I want to write the songs of my people": The emergence of Margaret Walker / Maryemma Graham. Black women writers at work: an interview with Margaret Walker / Claudia Tate. Margaret Walker: Black woman writer of the south / Joyce Pettis. Down from the mountaintop / Melissa Walker. The "intricate design" of Margaret Walker's "Humanism": revolution, vision, history / Minrose C. Gwin -- pt. 2. From For My People to This Is My Century: The poetry of Margaret Walker. The "Etched Flame" of Margaret Walker: literary and Biblical re-Creation in southern history / R. Baxter Miller. Fields watered with blood: myth and ritual in the poetry of Margaret Walker / Eugenia Collier. "Bolder measures crashing through": Margaret Walker's poem of the century / Eleanor Traylor. Folkloric elements in Margaret Walker's poetry / B. Dilla Buckner. Performing community: Margaret Walker's use of poetic "Folk Voice" / Tomeiko R. Ashford. The south in Margaret Walker's poetry: harbor and sorrow home / Ekaterini Georgoudaki. For My People: notes on visual memory and interpretation / Jerry W. Ward, Jr. Poet of history, poet of vision: a review of This Is My Century / Florence Howe -- pt. 3. Jubilee: folklore, history, and Vyry's voice. Music as theme: the blues mode in the works of Margaret Walker / Eleanor Traylor. "Oh freedom": women and history in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / Phyllis R. Klotman. Black folk elements in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / James E. Spears. From Uncle Tom's Cabin to Vyry's Kitchen: the black female folk tradition in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / Charlotte Goodman. "Rumblings" in folk traditions served southern style / Jacqueline Miller Carmichael. The use of spaces in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / Hiroko Sato. The violation of voice: revising the slave narrative / Amy Levin. Jubilee, or setting the record straight / Esim Erdim. The Black woman as mulatto: a personal response to the character of Vyry / Michelle Cliff -- Epilogue: "To Capture a Vision Fair": Margaret Walker and the predicament of the African American woman intellectual / Deborah Elizabeth Whaley -- Selected bibliography of works by and about Margaret Walker
Control code
ocn879209903
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xxvii, 355 p.
Isbn
9780820338866
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
System control number
(OCoLC)879209903
Label
Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker, edited by Maryemma Graham
Publication
Note
Originally published: Athens, GA : University of Georgia Press, 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-340) and index
Contents
Introduction: The most famous person nobody knows -- pt. 1. The life and political times of Margaret Walker. "I want to write, I want to write the songs of my people": The emergence of Margaret Walker / Maryemma Graham. Black women writers at work: an interview with Margaret Walker / Claudia Tate. Margaret Walker: Black woman writer of the south / Joyce Pettis. Down from the mountaintop / Melissa Walker. The "intricate design" of Margaret Walker's "Humanism": revolution, vision, history / Minrose C. Gwin -- pt. 2. From For My People to This Is My Century: The poetry of Margaret Walker. The "Etched Flame" of Margaret Walker: literary and Biblical re-Creation in southern history / R. Baxter Miller. Fields watered with blood: myth and ritual in the poetry of Margaret Walker / Eugenia Collier. "Bolder measures crashing through": Margaret Walker's poem of the century / Eleanor Traylor. Folkloric elements in Margaret Walker's poetry / B. Dilla Buckner. Performing community: Margaret Walker's use of poetic "Folk Voice" / Tomeiko R. Ashford. The south in Margaret Walker's poetry: harbor and sorrow home / Ekaterini Georgoudaki. For My People: notes on visual memory and interpretation / Jerry W. Ward, Jr. Poet of history, poet of vision: a review of This Is My Century / Florence Howe -- pt. 3. Jubilee: folklore, history, and Vyry's voice. Music as theme: the blues mode in the works of Margaret Walker / Eleanor Traylor. "Oh freedom": women and history in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / Phyllis R. Klotman. Black folk elements in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / James E. Spears. From Uncle Tom's Cabin to Vyry's Kitchen: the black female folk tradition in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / Charlotte Goodman. "Rumblings" in folk traditions served southern style / Jacqueline Miller Carmichael. The use of spaces in Margaret Walker's Jubilee / Hiroko Sato. The violation of voice: revising the slave narrative / Amy Levin. Jubilee, or setting the record straight / Esim Erdim. The Black woman as mulatto: a personal response to the character of Vyry / Michelle Cliff -- Epilogue: "To Capture a Vision Fair": Margaret Walker and the predicament of the African American woman intellectual / Deborah Elizabeth Whaley -- Selected bibliography of works by and about Margaret Walker
Control code
ocn879209903
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
xxvii, 355 p.
Isbn
9780820338866
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
System control number
(OCoLC)879209903

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