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In search of our mothers' gardens: womanist prose

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As a woman, writer, mother, and feminist, Walker explores the theories and practices of feminism, incorporating what she calls the "womanist" tradition of African american women.
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display_descriptionWalker's collection of early nonfiction serves as the manifesto of a young artist-and an illuminating self-portrait What is a womanist? Alice Walker sets out to define the concept in this anthology of early essays and other nonfiction pieces. As she outlines it, a womanist is a person who prefers to side with the oppressed: with women, with people of color, with the poor. As a writer, Walker has always taken such people as her primary subjects, and her search for paths toward self-possession and freedom always holds out hope for the transformative power of compassion and love. Whether she's taking on nuclear proliferation, the promise and problems of the civil rights movement, or her own creative process, Walker always brings to bear a fearless determination to tell the truth. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
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subject_facetAfrican American authors -- Biography
African American women
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Electronic books
Feminism
Feminism -- United States
Walker, Alice, -- 1944-
Women, Black
title_displayIn search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose
title_fullIn search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose / by Alice Walker
In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose [electronic resource] Walker, Alice, 1944-
title_shortIn search of our mothers' gardens
title_subwomanist prose
topic_facetAfrican American authors
African American women
Authors, American
Electronic books
Feminism
Walker, Alice
Women, Black