Alice Walker's The Color Purple by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

Alice Walker's The Color Purple

Written by Prof. Harold Bloom
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Part of the Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations Series

Synopsis

Alice Walker's The Color Purple by Prof. Harold Bloom

Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Color Purple is the story of Celie, a poor, black woman who overcomes a life of abuse due to the support of the females in her life. Walker, an advocate for African-American feminism, created a novel with a strong community of black women that has resonated with readers of both genders and all backgrounds. This completely updated edition offers a fresh compilation of important current criticism on the unforgettable characters and powerful themes in Walker's classic work. Alice Walker's The Color Purple, New Edition also features a chronology of the author's life and notes on the contributors, making it a great choice for libraries looking to enhance their collection of thoughtful and accessible literary criticism.

Reviews

As always with Chelsea critical books, each volume contains the best of what has been written about the authors.

Students preparing research papers and students boning up for class will reach eagerly for these well-designed additions to accessible literary criticism...

Each attractive volume presents recent essays by noted critics who examine in detail aspects of a single literary work ... Highly recommended for academic collections.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
200 pages

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
More books by Prof. Harold Bloom

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

1st July 2008

ISBN

9780791096147


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