Conjuring : Black women, fiction, and literary tradition / edited by Marjorie Pryse and Hortense J. Spillers.

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Pryse, Marjorie, 1948-, Spillers, Hortense J.
Format: Book
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1985]
Midland book.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker, and the "Ancient power" of black women / Marjorie Pryse
  • Adding color and contour to early American self-portraitures : autobiographical writings of Afro-American women / Frances Smith Foster
  • Green-eyed monsters of the slavocracy : jealous mistresses in two slave narratives / Minrose C. Gwin
  • Pauline Hopkins : our literary foremother / Claudia Tate
  • Out of the woods and into the world : a study of interracial friendships between women in American novels / Elizabeth Schultz
  • The neglected dimension of Jessie Redmon Fauset / Deborah E. McDowell
  • Ann Petry's demythologizing of American culture and Afro-American character / Bernard W. Bell
  • "Pattern against the sky" : deism and motherhood in Ann Petry's The street / Marjorie Pryse
  • Jubilee : the Black woman's celebration of human community / Minrose C. Gwin
  • Chosen place, timeless people : some figurations on the new world / Hortense J. Spillers
  • Lady no longer sings the blues : rape, madness, and silence in The bluest eye / Madonne M. Miner.
  • Recitation to the Griot : storytelling and learning in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr.
  • The wise witches : Black women mentors in the fiction of Octavia E. Butler / Thelma J. Shinn
  • "What it is I think she's doing anyhow" : a reading of Toni Cade Bambara's The salt eaters / Gloria T. Hull
  • Trajectories of self-definition : placing contemporary Afro-American women's fiction / Barbara Christian
  • Afterword : Cross-currents, discontinuities : Black women's fiction / Hortense J. Spillers.