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ERIC Number: EJ351810
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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"The Color Purple": Writing to Undo What Writing Has Done.
Babb, Valerie
Phylon, v47 n2 p107-16 Jun 1986
"The Color Purple" is not only a novel in which black women make an inhospitable male environment amenable to their growth and development, it is also an epistolary novel in which black women take a form traditionally inhospitable to oral cultures, the written word, and makes it responsive to their needs. (LHW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers: The Color Purple; Walker (Alice)
Note: Special issue on Afro-American and African literat