Rita Mae Brown

Standard Name: Brown, Rita Mae


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Literary responses Alice Walker
Critic Barbara Smith , who read the book in galley proof, foresaw that it would rock the publishing world. Incest? Lesbianism? Letters to God? In black English? It was from another planet. Without question, it...


Rita Mae Brown published the lesbiannovelRubyfruit Jungle with feminist small press Daughters, Inc .
By 1975
The popularity of autobiographies and novels like Maxine Hong Kingston 's Woman Warrior and Rita Mae Brown 's Rubyfruit Jungle had opened a large and growing reading market for coming-of-age works by women writers from...