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Marrying the Movement

Aneeka Ayanna Henderson

in Veil and Vow: Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469651767
eISBN:
9781469651781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651767.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes Terry's McMillan's Disappearing Acts and Waiting to Exhale alongside Anita Baker's rhythm and blues song "Fairy Tales" in order to show how McMillan's novels are caught between ... More


Veil and Vow: Marriage Matters in Contemporary African American Culture

Aneeka Ayanna Henderson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469651767
eISBN:
9781469651781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651767.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In Veil and Vow, Aneeka Ayanna Henderson places familiar, often politicized questions about the crisis of African American marriage in conversation with a rich cultural archive that includes fiction ... More


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