With a series of brilliant and provocative essays, Susan Willis has produced the first sustained, book-length study of fiction by contemporary American black women writers. Using a Marxist approach, Willis places the work of Zora Neale Hurston, Paule Marshall, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, and Toni Cade Bambara in a critical context that includes history, culture, politics, and literary theory. Willis work promises to make a major impact among scholars, students, and general readers interested in contemporary fiction, Afro ...

Specifying 1989, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299108946

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