Down from the Mountaintop: Black Women's Novels in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement, 1966-1989

Down from the Mountaintop: Black Women's Novels in the Wake of the Civil Rights Movement, 1966-1989

by Melissa Walker
     
 

In the years since the climactic passage of the Civil Rights Act, African-American women have contemplated the struggle for racial justice in an outpouring of significant novels. This insightful book offers new interpretations of 18 of these novels, examining how they relate to the movement and to its failure to achieve equality. See more details below

Overview

In the years since the climactic passage of the Civil Rights Act, African-American women have contemplated the struggle for racial justice in an outpouring of significant novels. This insightful book offers new interpretations of 18 of these novels, examining how they relate to the movement and to its failure to achieve equality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300054323
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
01/27/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.72(d)

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