Motherlove in Shades of Black: The Maternal Psyche in the Novels of African American Women

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Motherlove in Shades of Black: The Maternal Psyche in the Novels of African American Women - Pillow, Gloria Thomas, and Smitherman, Geneva (Foreword by)

This book closely examines the mother figure in six works by African American women: Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces, Nella Larsen's Passing, Gwendolyn Brooks's Maud Martha, Alice Walker's The Color Purple, and Toni Morrison's Beloved. It studies how the mother in each work negotiates the ... Read More

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