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Our mothers, our powers, our texts

manifestations of Ajé in Africana literature

by Teresa N. Washington

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • African fiction (English) -- History and criticism.,
    • African American women -- Intellectual life.,
    • American fiction -- African influences.,
    • African American women in literature.,
    • Mothers and daughters in literature.,
    • Yoruba (African people) -- Religion.,
    • Motherhood in literature.,
    • Creation in literature.,
    • Women in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-325) and index.

      StatementTeresa N. Washington.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.N4 W368 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 332 p. ;
      Number of Pages332
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3298107M
      ISBN 100253345456, 0253217571
      LC Control Number2004024471

      The book opens with the article “Saving the Life That Is Your Own: The Importance of Models in the Artist’s Life.” This text of a speech Walker gave .


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