The Color Purple

by: Alice Walker

Suggestions for Further Reading

Bloom, Harold, ed. Alice Walker. New York: Chelsea House, 1989.

Dieke, Ikenna, ed. Critical Essays on Alice Walker. Greenwood Press: Westport, Connecticut, 1999.

Kaplan, Carla.The Erotics of Talk: Women’s Writing and Feminist Paradigms. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1996.

Light, Alison. “Fear of the Happy Ending: The Color Purple, Reading and Racism.” In English and Cultural Studies, ed. M. Green. London: Chelsea House, 1987.

Smith, Dinita. “Celie, You a Tree.” Nation, September 4, 1982.

Walker, Alice.In Search of our Mothers’ Gardens: Womanist Prose. New York: Harvest Books, 1983.

———. The Same River Twice: Honoring the Difficult. New York: Washington Square Press, 1997.


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