Williams, Mary-Kay. “What a Mother”. London Review of Books, No. 23, p. 19021.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Friends, Associates||Maya Angelou|
|Friends, Associates||Marianne Moore|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Pat Barker|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Adrienne Rich||
The title poem had been jotted in fragments during children's naps, brief hours in a library or at three am after rising with a wakeful child.
The collection followed on intensive reading of such...
O’Mahoney, John. “Poet and Pioneer: Adrienne Rich”. The Guardian, pp. Review 20 - 3.
|Literary responses||Mary Renault||
This novel was naturally compared with James Baldwin 's Giovanni's Room (which also came out in 1956 in London, after rejection by Baldwin's US publisher),
and both were praised for their subtle yet open treatment...
American National Biography.
|Literary responses||Harriet Beecher Stowe||
Colloquially, with the rise of black consciousness in the US, the term Uncle Tom came to stand for slave complicity, and HBS 's work fell into both political and literary disrepute. James Baldwin first attracted...
|Material Conditions of Writing||Toni Morrison|
All her life FOC remained closer to unreformed white-Southern racial attitudes than was always comfortable for her more liberal friends. She told Maryat in 1959 that while she would be happy to meet James Baldwin
Walker herself felt that the movie, though far more conventional than the novel, had still captured a lot of the soul of the people.
But the furore over both novel and film took its...
White, Evelyn. Alice Walker. A Life. Norton, 2004.
|Textual Features||Deborah Levy|
|Textual Features||Toni Morrison||
The book is arranged in three parts: The Foreigner's Home, Black Matter(s), and God's Language. Each part opens with an address to the dead: respectively, to those killed on 11 September 2001...
|Textual Production||Margaret Mead|
|Textual Production||Adrienne Rich||
While revolutionising her life and poetic practice, making them woman-centred, Rich continued in dialogue with the words and ideas of male writers. In learning how poetry can root itself in politics she was learning from...
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