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Author Thorsson, Courtney, 1978-
Title Women's work : nationalism and contemporary African American women's novels / Courtney Thorsson.
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2013.
Book Cover

 Floor4  PS374.N4 T49 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 227 pages ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Organizing her nation:Toni Cade Bambara's The salt eaters -- Cooking up a nation: Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo -- Dancing up a nation: Paule Marshall's Praisesong for the widow -- Mapping and moving nation: Gloria Naylor's Mama day -- Inscribing community: Toni Morrison's Paradise.
Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
African American women in literature.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
African American women -- Employment -- In literature.
ISBN 9780813934471 cloth alkaline paper
0813934478 cloth alkaline paper
9780813934488 paperback alkaline paper
0813934486 paperback alkaline paper
9780813934495 (e-book)
OCLC number 824488927