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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.

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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:
9780300048551
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/20/1991
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.45(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.98(d)

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