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The Resource In search of the color purple : the story of an American masterpiece, Salamishah Tillet

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

Label
In search of the color purple : the story of an American masterpiece
Title
In search of the color purple
Title remainder
the story of an American masterpiece
Statement of responsibility
Salamishah Tillet
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tillet, Salamishah
Dewey number
813.54/09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3573.A425
LC item number
C638 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walker, Alice
  • Walker, Alice
  • African American women in literature
  • Civil rights movements
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
In search of the color purple : the story of an American masterpiece, Salamishah Tillet
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198) and 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
Foreword / by Gloria Steinem -- Introduction: Looking for Alice -- Part I: Celie. The loveliness of her spirit ; I had to do a lot of other writing to get to this point ; In this struggle language is crucial -- Part II: Shug. Opening this secret to the world ; Ready to waltz on down to Hollywood ; Let the film roll -- Part III: Sophia. The single most defining experience I've ever had ; I was struggling with forgiveness at that point in my life -- Epilogue: Now feeling like home -- Afterword / by Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 205 pages
Isbn
9781419735301
Lccn
2018958796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • on1222800704
  • (OCoLC)1222800704
Label
In search of the color purple : the story of an American masterpiece, Salamishah Tillet
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-198) and 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
Foreword / by Gloria Steinem -- Introduction: Looking for Alice -- Part I: Celie. The loveliness of her spirit ; I had to do a lot of other writing to get to this point ; In this struggle language is crucial -- Part II: Shug. Opening this secret to the world ; Ready to waltz on down to Hollywood ; Let the film roll -- Part III: Sophia. The single most defining experience I've ever had ; I was struggling with forgiveness at that point in my life -- Epilogue: Now feeling like home -- Afterword / by Beverly Guy-Sheftall
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvii, 205 pages
Isbn
9781419735301
Lccn
2018958796
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, genealogical table
System control number
  • on1222800704
  • (OCoLC)1222800704

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