Reena and Other Stories: Including the Novella

Reena and Other Stories: Including the Novella "Merle"

by Paule Marshall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0935312242

ISBN-13: 9780935312249

Pub. Date: 01/01/1993

Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY, The


This collection of short works illustrates the growth of a remarkable writer. Opening the volume is the much-acclaimed autobiographical essay, “From the Poets in the Kitchen,” which pays homage to the hard-working, storytelling West Indian women who serve as her muses—women who fought back against oppression and invisibility using the only weapon

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This collection of short works illustrates the growth of a remarkable writer. Opening the volume is the much-acclaimed autobiographical essay, “From the Poets in the Kitchen,” which pays homage to the hard-working, storytelling West Indian women who serve as her muses—women who fought back against oppression and invisibility using the only weapon at their command: the spoken word. Such women appear in her luminous short stories, which travel from Brooklyn to Barbados and back again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780935312249
Publisher:
Feminist Press at CUNY, The
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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