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Against the Aphanisis of the Subject: Rewriting the Myth of Black Woman in Grace Nichols's The Fat Black Woman's Poems. Gunday, Merve; Birlik, Nurten Critical essay Dec 1, 2020 5982
Returning to her Rural Roots. Watson, Jamal Eric Interview Nov 1, 2018 1696
Black women lead law reviews. Brief article Apr 6, 2017 153
El veterano con neurosis de guerra en las novelas de Toni Morrison Sula y Home. Lopez-Ramirez, Manuela Critical essay Jun 1, 2016 9238
The Passing of an international renaissance woman: Maya Angelou 1928-2014. Obituary Sep 22, 2014 126
Excerpts from Silence ... Broken: Audre Lorde's Indelible Imprint on My Life. Simmons, Aishah Shahidah Lecture Mar 22, 2014 3763
Do you have any skin in the game? Blockett, Kimberly Essay Jan 1, 2014 908
Out of the kitchen of the house of fiction. Fabi, M. Giulia Essay Jan 1, 2014 1370
Whiteness visible. Ernest, John Essay Jan 1, 2014 782
In search of Heidi Durrow within a black woman's literary tradition: on reading The Girl Who Fell from the Sky. Marshall, Jennifer Freeman Critical essay Apr 1, 2013 3903
Interview with Toni Morrison. Noudelmann, Francois Interview Sep 22, 2012 5649
The legacy of Malinda Russell. Bolzman, Christina Jul 1, 2012 2060
Lillian B. Horace and the literature of white estrangement: rediscovering an African American intellectual of the Jim Crow era. Watson, Veronica Report Jan 1, 2011 8359
Imagining state and federal law in Pauline E. Hopkins's contending forces. Korobkin, Laura H. Critical essay Jan 1, 2011 10293
A conversation with Ntozake Shange: Alexs Pate's interview with Ntozake Shange was part of the NOMMO African American Authors Series, a program of the Givens Foundation for African American Literature with support from the University of Minnesota. Pate, Alexs Interview Jun 22, 2010 5860
Black women writers as dynamic agents of change: empowering Women from Africa to America. Ampadu, Lena M. Dec 22, 2007 4068
The mommy track: author Rebecca Walker chooses motherhood over ambivalence. Plato, Catherine Interview May 1, 2007 1515
The Caine Prize for African writing was awarded in July to Mary Watson of Cape Town, South Africa, for her short story "Jungfrau" from her collection Moss (Kwela Books, 2004). Brief article Sep 1, 2006 157
A love supreme: jazzthetic strategies in Toni Morrison's Beloved. Eckstein, Lars Critical essay Jun 22, 2006 7570
"The Nellie Tree," or, disbanding the Wheatley Court. Rutledge, Gregory Mar 22, 2006 15882
"A direction of one's own": alienation in Mrs. Dalloway and Sula. Fulton, Lorie Watkins Mar 22, 2006 6967
A Piece of Cake: Cupcake Brown: one woman's story of courage and overcoming adversity. Holloway, Lynette R. Interview Mar 1, 2006 554
To build a nation: Black Women Writers, black nationalism, and the violent reduction of wholeness. Davis, Amanda J. Sep 1, 2005 13788
Zane: up close and personal with the no. 1 author of erotic novels. Holloway, Lynette R. Interview Mar 1, 2005 1531
Lighting the path: brave lesbian writers of an earlier era made a way out of no way for the others who would follow. De Veaux, Alexis Jan 1, 2005 1198
"Passing on" death: stealing life in Toni Morrison's Paradise. Aguiar, Sarah Appleton Critical Essay Sep 22, 2004 4294
Zane, Inc.: she has much more on her mind than black erotica. Behind the best-selling author's pseudonym is a shrewd businesswoman, astute publishing entrepreneur and--oh, yes--a wife and mother of four. Johnson, Kalyn Bibliography Sep 1, 2004 1768
Before Zane was a star ... a veteran journalist and published author admits he told his former cyberpal that she would never make it as a writer. Now he just marvels at how wrong he was. Fulwood, Sam, III Sep 1, 2004 768
Conversations with a post modern sister: actress-comedian Aisha Tyler is distinctive among celebrtiy authors: she wrote her own book proposal and her own book! Johnson, Pamela K. Interview Jul 1, 2004 1497
Black arts to the tenth power: living legend Sonia Sanchez is the literary headliner in the 10th season of the 10-day National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta. Stovall, TaRessa Jul 1, 2004 1117
Blues, love and politics: when Toni Morrison and Cornel West get together, what do they talk about? Answer: everything from Baldwin to beloved to Mel Gibson. May 24, 2004 7296
A traveling female spirit: Nalo Hopkinson takes her inspiration from the magic of the Caribbean and the strength of women. Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi Mar 1, 2004 1134
The love scene: women's fiction vs. classic romance. Harris, Monica Mar 1, 2004 452
Return of Kindred spirits: an anniversary for Octavia E. Butler is a time for reflection and rejoicing for fans of speculative fiction. Young, Earni Jan 1, 2004 2064
'Dis ain't gimme, Florida': Zora Neale Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God." Newman, Judie Oct 1, 2003 5374
Proceeds for Africa: project turns writer into independent publisher helping church auxiliary channel funds to assist children. (self publishing). Murray, Victoria Christopher Jul 1, 2003 533
After Reading at the Bobst. (Special section: the American dilemma revisited: psychoanalysis, social policy, and the socio-cultural meaning of race). Derricotte, Toi Brief Article Mar 22, 2003 287
Patricia Stephens Due and Tananarive Due. (BIBR spotlight). Carter, Zakia Munirah Interview Mar 1, 2003 1067
BIBR talks to Valerie Boyd. Bernard, Emily Interview Jan 1, 2003 1104
Golden gray and the talking book: identity as a site of artful construction in Toni Morrison's Jazz. Brown, Caroline Dec 22, 2002 8261
Re-imagining agency: Toni Morrison's Paradise. Michael, Magali Cornier Dec 22, 2002 11567
An abiku-ogbanje Atlas: a pre-text for rereading Soyinka's Ake and Morrison's Beloved. Dec 22, 2002 9532
From the editor-in-chief. Cox, William E. Editorial Nov 1, 2002 430
BIBR talks to Valerie Wilson Wesley. Jones, Lynda Interview Nov 1, 2002 860
Hybrid embodiment and an ethics of masochism: Nella Larsen's Passing and Sherley Anne Williams's Dessa Rose. Basu, Biman Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 12130
Pauline Hopkins's Of One Blood, Africa, and the "Darwinist trap". Japtok, Martin Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 7834
The feminism of Dorothy West's The Living Is Easy: a critique of the limitations of the female sphere through performative gender roles. Sanders, Pamela Peden Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 7412
Bambara's feisty girls: resistance narratives in Gorilla, My Love. Muther, Elizabeth Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 8040
"From the Seen to the Told": the construction of subjectivity in Toni Morrison's Beloved. Fuston-White, Jeanna Critical Essay Sep 22, 2002 8193
Madness in black women's writing. Reflections from four texts: a question of Power, the joys of Motherhood, Anowa and possessing the secret of joy. Osaki, Lillian Temu Jun 1, 2002 7748
Author spotlight: Michele N-K Collison. Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 393
What's love got to do with it? A conversation with writer/painter/ cultural critic bell hooks about her love books. Dauphin, Gary Brief Article Mar 1, 2002 1137
Audre Lorde: textual authority and the embodied self. Morris, Margaret Kissam Jan 1, 2002 9266
Nella Larsen and the Intertextual Geography of Quicksand. Brickhouse, Anna Critical Essay Dec 22, 2001 16707
Dwelling in the House of Oppression: The Spatial, Racial, and Textual Dynamics of Harriet Wilson's Our Nig. Leveen, Lois Critical Essay Dec 22, 2001 12369
"The porch couldn't talk for looking": Voice and Vision in 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'(Zora Neale Hurston)(Critical Essay) Clarke, Deborah Critical Essay Dec 22, 2001 9579
Furrowing all the Brows: Interpretation and the transcendent in Toni Morrison's Paradise. Page, Philip Critical Essay Dec 22, 2001 7509
Not Black and/or White: Reading Racial Difference in Heliodorus's Ethiopica and Pauline Hopkins's Of One Blood. Harris, Maria Critical Essay Sep 22, 2001 9686
Common bonds from Africa to the U.S.: Africana Womanist literary analysis. Thompson, Betty Taylor Sep 22, 2001 6164
"So strangely interwoven": The Property of Inheritance, Race, and Sexual Morality in Pauline E. Hopkins's Contending Forces. Nerad, Julie Cary Critical Essay Sep 22, 2001 10136
From the Podium to the Press to the People. Murray, Victoria Christopher Brief Article Jul 1, 2001 846
The Language of Identity - Novelist A.J. Verdelle's struggle to discover her inner voice. RENDELSTEIN, JILL Biography Jul 1, 2001 3007
Toni Morrison and the Burden of the Passing Narrative. Bennett, Juda Critical Essay Jun 22, 2001 7820
Toni Morrison's Jazz and the City. Paquet-Deyris, Anne-Marie Jun 22, 2001 8109
Web Wonders. Estrada, Sheryl Brief Article May 1, 2001 279
Tough Issues, Tender Minds. Bashir, Samiya A. Critical Essay May 1, 2001 1145
Exhaling! Whitaker, Charles Apr 1, 2001 1859
A New Hystery: History and Hysteria in Toni Morrison's Beloved. Parker, Emma Critical Essay Mar 22, 2001 7358
The Limits of Identity in Jessie Fauset's "Plum Bun."(early 20th-century novel)(Critical Essay) PFEIFFER, KATHLEEN Critical Essay Jan 1, 2001 9014
Our Miss Brooks. Ellis, Kelly Nov 1, 2000 1696
Revolutionary Suicide in Toni Morrison's Fiction. Ryan, Katy Critical Essay Sep 22, 2000 15337
In Spite of It All: A Reading of Alice Walker's "Everyday Use". Whitsitt, Sam Critical Essay Sep 22, 2000 11286
Cruising for Book Sales. Osborne, Gwendolyn Jul 1, 2000 1220
Raising Voices, Lifting Shadows: Competing Voice-Paradigms in Frances E. W. Harper's Iola Leroy. Christmann, James Critical Essay Mar 22, 2000 7927
The Story Must Go On and On: The Fantastic, Narration, and Intertextuality in Toni Morrison's Beloved and Jazz. Cutter, Martha J. Critical Essay Mar 22, 2000 9327
The Worm Against the Word: The Hermeneutical Challenge in Hurston's Jonah's Gourd Vine. Ciuba, Gary Critical Essay Mar 22, 2000 8910
Reading the Scars: Rita Dove's The Darker Face of the Earth. Carlisle, Theodora Critical Essay Mar 22, 2000 9719
What's Behind the Big Boom In Black Women Writers. Whitaker, Charles Mar 1, 2000 1508
Nella Larsen : Voice of the Harlem Renaissance. LARSON, CHARLES R. Feb 1, 2000 1888
Speaking in Tongues: An Interview with Science Fiction Writer Nalo Hopkinson. RUTLEDGE, GREGORY E. Interview Dec 22, 1999 8733
CLAIMING IDENTITIES. Lee, Helen Elaine; Finney, Nikki Dec 22, 1999 1766
THE CRITIC, THE MEDIA, AND THE PEOPLE. Davis, Thulani; Alexander, M. Jacqui Dec 22, 1999 2646
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION CENSORSHIP AND SELF-CENSORSHIP. Wallace, Michele; Aidoo, Ama Ata Dec 22, 1999 1538
Migrant Labor, Folklore, and Resistance in Hurston's Polk County: Reframing Mules and Men. Nicholls, David G Critical Essay Sep 22, 1999 7962
Representation, race, and the "language" of the ineffable in Toni Morrison's narrative. Khayati, Abdellatif Jun 22, 1999 7103
Violence, home, and community in Toni Morrison's 'Beloved.'. Jesser, Nancy Jun 22, 1999 13445
Still ain't satisfied. Flanders, Laura Bibliography Jun 1, 1999 1705
Complicity, revolution and Black female writing. JOHN, CATHERINE A. Apr 1, 1999 4626
"Apple Pie" Ideology and the Politics of Appetite in the Novels of Toni Morrison. PARKER, EMMA Dec 22, 1998 11675
Green lap, brown embrace, blue body: the ecospirituality of Alice Walker. Smith, Pamela A. Dec 22, 1998 7012
Nella Larsen's 'Passing' and the fading subject. Sullivan, Neil Sep 22, 1998 8985
Zora Neale Hurston and the post-modern self in 'Dust Tracks on a Road.' Walker, Pierre A. Sep 22, 1998 8593
"The world in a jug and the stopper in (her) hand": 'Their Eyes' as blues performance. Johnson, Maria V. Sep 22, 1998 8693
Looking into the self that is no self: an examination of subjectivity in 'Beloved.' Holden-Kirwan, Jennifer L. Sep 22, 1998 7452
"Kin' o'rough jestice fer a parson": Pauline Hopkins's 'Winona' and the politics of reconstructing history. Patterson, Martha H. Sep 22, 1998 9866
Good girl, bad girl. Nichols, Martha Sep 1, 1998 3161
"Postmodern blackness": Toni Morrison's 'Beloved' and the end of history. Davis, Kimberly Chabot Jun 22, 1998 8320
"In the land of cotton": economics and violence in Jean Toomer's 'Cane.' (African-American woman author) Foley, Barbara Jun 22, 1998 11715
"Love me like I like to be": the sexual politics of Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God,' the classic blues and the Black Women's Club movement. Batker, Carol Jun 22, 1998 8710
"The laws were laid down to me anew": Harriet Jacobs and the reframing of legal fictions. Accomando, Christina Jun 22, 1998 10495
History, myth, and revolt in Lorraine Hansberry's 'Les Blancs.' (drama by African American woman author) Effiong, Philip Uko Jun 22, 1998 6410
The fourth face: the image of God in Toni Morrison's 'The Bluest Eye.' Alexander, Allen Jun 22, 1998 6806
Paule Marshall's 'Brown Girl, Brownstones': reconciling ethnicity and individualism. Japtok, Martin Jun 22, 1998 6463
Retelling our selves: collective memory and the body in Charlotte Watson Sherman's 'One Dark Body.' (African American woman author) Sloboda, Nicholas Jun 22, 1998 7447
Jamaica Kincaid hates happy endings. Snell, Marilyn Interview Sep 1, 1997 1672
Descent in the "House of Chloe": race, rape, and identity in Toni Morrison's 'Tar Baby.' Duvall, John N. Jun 22, 1997 9685
Be(e)ing and "truth": 'Tar Baby's' signifying on Sylvia Plath's bee poems. Pereira, Malin Walther Dec 22, 1996 3570
Reading rigor mortis: offstage violence and excluded middles 'in' Johnson's 'Middle Passage' and Morrison's 'Beloved.' (authors Charles Johnson and Toni Morrison) O'Keefe, Vincent A. Dec 22, 1996 7241
"The ring of singing metal on wood": Zora Neale Hurston's artistry in "The Gilded Six-Bits". Chinn, Nancy; Dunn, Elizabeth E. Critical essay Sep 22, 1996 7349
Slavery, race, and the figure of the tragic mulatta, or, the ghost of Southern history in the writing of African-American women. Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth Critical essay Sep 22, 1996 11278
The house a ghost built: nommo, allegory and the ethics of reading in Toni Morrison's 'Beloved.' Handley, William R. Dec 22, 1995 10365
Lunging toward freedom. Pemberton, Gayle Nov 1, 1995 1674
The darker, the lighter. Roses, Lorraine Nov 1, 1995 2193
Where to look for Zora. Middleton, Joyce Irene Nov 1, 1995 1398
The veils of the law: race and sexuality in Nella Larsen's passing. Blackmer, Corinne E. Oct 1, 1995 8701
Racial protest, identity, words and form in Maya Angelou's 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.' Walker, Pierre A. Critical essay Oct 1, 1995 9166
"Building up from fragments": the oral memory process in some recent African-American written narratives. Lock, Helen Oct 1, 1995 5570
Subjection and prophecy in Phillis Wheatley's verse paraphrases of scripture. Scheick, William J. Oct 1, 1995 4009
"A music seeking its words": double-timing and double consciousness in Toni Morrison's 'Jazz.' Hardack, Richard Mar 22, 1995 11233
Whose daughter is Johnnie?: revisionary myth-making in Carolivia Herron's 'Thereafter Johnnie.' Daly, Brenda O. Mar 22, 1995 11153
Authority, multivocality, and the new world order in Gloria Naylor's 'Bailey's Cafe.' Montgomery, Maxine Lavon Mar 22, 1995 3883
"The only voice is your own": Gloria Naylor's revision of 'The Tempest.' Storhoff, Gary Mar 22, 1995 6519
Astrid H. Roemer meets Alice Walker in Amsterdam. Roemer, Astrid H.; Boeke, Wanda Mar 22, 1995 3117
Early black women playwrights and the dual liberation motif. Harris, Will Jun 22, 1994 9650
"These are the facts of the darky's history": thinking history and reading names in four African American texts. McKible, Adam Jun 22, 1994 7462
"Would you really rather die than bear my young?": the construction of gender, race, and species in Octavia E. Butler's "Bloodchild." (Black Women's Culture Issue) Helford, Elyce Rae Jun 22, 1994 7474
Orpheus ascending: music,race, and gender in Adrienne Kennedy's 'She Talks to Beethoven.' (Black Women's Culture Issue) Kolin, Philip C. Jun 22, 1994 6364
Memory, community, voice. Alexander, Elizabeth Mar 22, 1994 6294
Seers on the rim. Mahone, Sydne Mar 1, 1994 1730
Alien nation: an interview with the playwright. Pearce, Michele Interview Mar 1, 1994 977
"Women of color" writers and feminist theory. Homans, Margaret Jan 1, 1994 10514
Rereading Barbara Smith: black feminist criticism and the category of experience. Chay, Deborah G. Jun 22, 1993 7947
Reply to Deborah Chay. Smith, Barbara (American fashion model) Jun 22, 1993 1485
Class-race-gender: sloganeering in search of meaning. Daly, Kathleen Mar 22, 1993 6799
Identifying satire: 'Our Nig.' Breau, Elizabeth Mar 22, 1993 5788
Bambara, Toni Cade (1939- ). Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 124
Fauset, Jessie Redmon (1884?-1961). Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 109
Hansberry, Lorraine (Vivian) (1930-1965). Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 150
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins (1825-1911). Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 163
Larsen, Nella (1893-1964). Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 102
Morrison, Toni (1931- ). Walker, Melissa Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 583
Walker, Alice (1944- ). Rivkin, Julie Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 279
Wilson, Harriet (1808-c.1870). Reference Source Jan 1, 1991 109
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Angelou, Maya. Reference Source Jan 1, 1987 147

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