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The Resource Sisterfire : Black womanist fiction and poetry, edited by Charlotte Watson Sherman

Sisterfire : Black womanist fiction and poetry, edited by Charlotte Watson Sherman

Label
Sisterfire : Black womanist fiction and poetry
Title
Sisterfire
Title remainder
Black womanist fiction and poetry
Statement of responsibility
edited by Charlotte Watson Sherman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Works by African-American women. In an excerpt from Marita Golden's novel, And Do Remember Me, a one- breasted woman is convinced by the man she loves not to wear a prosthesis, in J. California Cooper's Vanity, a woman is driven to destruction by an obsession with her looks
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/09287/08996073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS508.N3
LC item number
S54 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sherman, Charlotte Watson
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African American women
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Womanism
  • African American women
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Womanism
Label
Sisterfire : Black womanist fiction and poetry, edited by Charlotte Watson Sherman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
After Reading Mickey in the Night Kitchen for the Third Time Before Bed / Rita Dove -- Becoming Fluent / Lillien Waller -- Mama / Marilyn Fullen-Collins -- Daughters / Jackie Warren-Moore -- Water Bears No Scars / Akua Lezli Hope -- A Thin Neck to Snap / Kim Jenice Dillon -- Riding the Wheel of Fortune / Viki Radden -- the woman's mourning song / bell hooks -- Gospel / Patricia Spears Jones -- Busted / Joy Gray -- crack annie / ntozake shange -- night vision / Lucille Clifton -- Child Molestation Is a National Affair / Michelle T. Clinton -- Peace Be Still / A. Yemisi Jimoh -- On the Turning Up of Unidentified Black Female Corpses / Toi Derricotte -- Finished / Ai -- It Must Be Her Heartbreak Talking / Patricia Spears Jones -- Vanity / J. California Cooper -- The Right to Life: What Can the White Man Say to the Black Woman? / Alice Walker -- Disappearing Acts / Terry McMillan -- Just Becuz U Believe in Abortion Doesnt Mean U're Not Pro-Life / Laini Mataka -- An Elegy for Jade / Tiye Milan Selah -- different ones #6 - Future Possibilities (An AIDS Soliloquy) / Viki Akiwumi -- touch / Charlotte Watson Sherman -- Shadows over Shadows / Kesho Scott -- and do remember me / Marita Golden -- Prelude to an Endnote / Fatisha -- An Anointing / Thylias Moss -- Hummers / Deb Parks-Satterfield -- The Tree-Line / Sherley Anne Williams -- Daughters / Paule Marshall -- Finishing / Akua Lezli Hope -- More Than a Mouthful / Folisade -- Just Desserts / Deb Parks-Satterfield -- is it true what they say about colored pussy? / hattie gossett -- Ambrosia / Doris L. Harris -- We Always Were / Folisade -- Piece of Time / Jewelle Gomez -- Dildo / Toi Derricotte -- Clitoris / Toi Derricotte -- There's a Window / Sapphire -- Solitude Ain't Loneliness / Michelle T. Clinton --The Dream and Lettie Byrd's Charm / Imani Constance Johnson-Burnett -- The Liberation of Masturbation / Evelyn Joyce Reingold -- Encounter and Farewell / Patricia Spears Jones -- The Late Mrs. Hadlay / Jo Ann Henderson -- revolution starts at 11:50 a.m.//april 2, 1993 / karsonya e. wise -- Mama Day / Gloria Naylor -- Eclipse Mary Walls -- Song Through the Wall / Akua Lezli Hope -- Dues / Mattie Richardson -- duplication / jonetta rose barras -- Wounded in the House of a Friend / Sonia Sanchez -- Middle-age UFO / Colleen McElroy -- Oya Mae's General Store / Dorothy Randall Gray -- How to Fly into 50 (Without a Fear of Flying) / Saundra Sharp -- Seven Women's Blessed Assurance / Maya Angelou -- climbing / Lucille Clifton -- Visitations / Brenda Bankhead -- The Rag Man's New Clothes / Gabrielle Daniels -- If You Lose Your Pen / Ruth Forman -- Sister Outsider / Opal Palmer Adisa -- rent / gale jackson -- Sapphire as Artist in the World / Wanda Coleman -- My Muse Relentless / Akua Lezli Hope -- Bianca / Bridgett M. Davis -- Raised by Women / Kelly Norman Ellis -- the corner is not a place for hiding / jonetta rose barras -- Prayer for the Nineties Woman and the Natural Woman Too / Tamara Madison-Shaw -- Matchmaker, Matchmaker / Colleen McElroy -- At Least Once a Week / Ruth Forman -- Uterus Root / Michelle T. Clinton -- masks, trumpets, gris gris and us / jonetta rose barras -- Legacy/Repeat After Me / Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull -- 21st century black warrior wimmins chant for strengthening the nerves and getting yourself together / hattie gossett
Control code
ocm29703632
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780060950187
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94000795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Sisterfire : Black womanist fiction and poetry, edited by Charlotte Watson Sherman
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
After Reading Mickey in the Night Kitchen for the Third Time Before Bed / Rita Dove -- Becoming Fluent / Lillien Waller -- Mama / Marilyn Fullen-Collins -- Daughters / Jackie Warren-Moore -- Water Bears No Scars / Akua Lezli Hope -- A Thin Neck to Snap / Kim Jenice Dillon -- Riding the Wheel of Fortune / Viki Radden -- the woman's mourning song / bell hooks -- Gospel / Patricia Spears Jones -- Busted / Joy Gray -- crack annie / ntozake shange -- night vision / Lucille Clifton -- Child Molestation Is a National Affair / Michelle T. Clinton -- Peace Be Still / A. Yemisi Jimoh -- On the Turning Up of Unidentified Black Female Corpses / Toi Derricotte -- Finished / Ai -- It Must Be Her Heartbreak Talking / Patricia Spears Jones -- Vanity / J. California Cooper -- The Right to Life: What Can the White Man Say to the Black Woman? / Alice Walker -- Disappearing Acts / Terry McMillan -- Just Becuz U Believe in Abortion Doesnt Mean U're Not Pro-Life / Laini Mataka -- An Elegy for Jade / Tiye Milan Selah -- different ones #6 - Future Possibilities (An AIDS Soliloquy) / Viki Akiwumi -- touch / Charlotte Watson Sherman -- Shadows over Shadows / Kesho Scott -- and do remember me / Marita Golden -- Prelude to an Endnote / Fatisha -- An Anointing / Thylias Moss -- Hummers / Deb Parks-Satterfield -- The Tree-Line / Sherley Anne Williams -- Daughters / Paule Marshall -- Finishing / Akua Lezli Hope -- More Than a Mouthful / Folisade -- Just Desserts / Deb Parks-Satterfield -- is it true what they say about colored pussy? / hattie gossett -- Ambrosia / Doris L. Harris -- We Always Were / Folisade -- Piece of Time / Jewelle Gomez -- Dildo / Toi Derricotte -- Clitoris / Toi Derricotte -- There's a Window / Sapphire -- Solitude Ain't Loneliness / Michelle T. Clinton --The Dream and Lettie Byrd's Charm / Imani Constance Johnson-Burnett -- The Liberation of Masturbation / Evelyn Joyce Reingold -- Encounter and Farewell / Patricia Spears Jones -- The Late Mrs. Hadlay / Jo Ann Henderson -- revolution starts at 11:50 a.m.//april 2, 1993 / karsonya e. wise -- Mama Day / Gloria Naylor -- Eclipse Mary Walls -- Song Through the Wall / Akua Lezli Hope -- Dues / Mattie Richardson -- duplication / jonetta rose barras -- Wounded in the House of a Friend / Sonia Sanchez -- Middle-age UFO / Colleen McElroy -- Oya Mae's General Store / Dorothy Randall Gray -- How to Fly into 50 (Without a Fear of Flying) / Saundra Sharp -- Seven Women's Blessed Assurance / Maya Angelou -- climbing / Lucille Clifton -- Visitations / Brenda Bankhead -- The Rag Man's New Clothes / Gabrielle Daniels -- If You Lose Your Pen / Ruth Forman -- Sister Outsider / Opal Palmer Adisa -- rent / gale jackson -- Sapphire as Artist in the World / Wanda Coleman -- My Muse Relentless / Akua Lezli Hope -- Bianca / Bridgett M. Davis -- Raised by Women / Kelly Norman Ellis -- the corner is not a place for hiding / jonetta rose barras -- Prayer for the Nineties Woman and the Natural Woman Too / Tamara Madison-Shaw -- Matchmaker, Matchmaker / Colleen McElroy -- At Least Once a Week / Ruth Forman -- Uterus Root / Michelle T. Clinton -- masks, trumpets, gris gris and us / jonetta rose barras -- Legacy/Repeat After Me / Akasha (Gloria T.) Hull -- 21st century black warrior wimmins chant for strengthening the nerves and getting yourself together / hattie gossett
Control code
ocm29703632
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
xxii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780060950187
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
94000795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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