Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-6 of 6 items

  • Keywords: black women writers x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Youthful Girls and Prematurely Knowing Girls: Antebellum Black Girlhood

Nazera Sadiq Wright

in Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040573
eISBN:
9780252099014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040573.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter examines the first writings of black women about girlhood during the antebellum era, with particular emphasis on the trope of the self-reliant black girl in the face of adversity. After ... More


In Search of Our Mama’s Porn: Genealogies of Black Women’s Sexual Guerrilla Tactics

L. H. Stallings

in Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039591
eISBN:
9780252097683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039591.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter begins with a brief analysis of the sexual and racial politics of the Life Always antichoice billboard campaign. It argues that black women writers' participation in what might be ... More


Introduction: Spirit and Flesh: Black Female Aesthetics

Donna Aza Weir-Soley

in Eroticism, Spirituality, and Resistance in Black Women’s Writings

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033778
eISBN:
9780813039008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033778.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

For the black female subject in the New World, the separation between the sexual and the spiritual had to be maintained within the framework of black women's historical subjugation, not just ... More


Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Joanne Veal Gabbin (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book offers short chapters by notable black women writers on pivotal moments that strongly influenced their careers. With chapters by such figures as novelist Paule Marshall, folklorist Daryl ... More


Black Modernist Women at the Parisian Crossroads

Jennifer M. Wilks

in Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance beyond Harlem

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677382
eISBN:
9781452947877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677382.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Paulette Nardal’s triumvirate of gender (“women students”), geography (“Paris”), and nation (“metropolis”) and how it operates in her work as well as in that of her U.S. ... More


Difficult Diasporas: The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic of the Black Atlantic

Samantha Pinto

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759486
eISBN:
9780814789360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759486.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book demonstrates the crucial role of aesthetics in defining the relationship between race, gender, and location. Thinking beyond national identity to include African, African American, ... More


View: