Alice Walker

Alice Walker

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A champion for African-American and women's rights, Alice Walker reflects her beliefs in her passionate writing. Walker is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, ""The Color Purple"", a compelling work that boldly tackles the issues of racism and sexism in the rural South. ""Alice Walker, New Edition"" features a penetrating introduction by Harold Bloom that helps set the stage for this comprehensive critical portrait of one of the most influential writers of the last 30 years. A useful chronology and a concise bibliography further enhance this updated literary resource, which is perfect for student research.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 223 pages
  • 160.02 x 238.76 x 17.78mm | 498.95g
  • Broomall, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • Updated ed.
  • 0791096114
  • 9780791096116

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"An excellent and balanced discussion..." "The accounts offer students an opportunity to absorb serious analytical styles." .,."excellent critical guide sets edited by Harold Bloom...recommended picks for audiences of young adults studying literature." "A publishing venture almost without precedent both in its scope and in the fact that it is guided by a single critical intelligence." "This collection of previously published essays, edited by the distinguished literary scholar Harold Bloom, is an excellent addition to the Wells critical canon." "Harold Bloom adds some fantastic critical literary guides, providing interpretations and issues that should reach a wide audience from adults to young adults at the high school and college levels."
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