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


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.


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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200 pages


Prof. Harold Bloom
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Publication date

15th July 2008



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