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Author Higashida, Cheryl.
Title Black internationalist feminism : women writers of the Black left, 1945-1995 / Cheryl Higashida.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2011]

Author Higashida, Cheryl.
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women radicals -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American women -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The negro question, the woman question, and the vital link: histories and institutions -- Lorraine Hansberry's existentialist routes to black internationalist feminism -- Rosalind on the black star line: Alice Childress, black minstrelsy, and Garveyite drag -- Rosa Guy, Haiti, and the hemispheric woman -- Audre Lorde revisited: nationalism and second-wave black feminism -- Reading Maya Angelou, reading black internationalist feminism today.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary 'Black Internationalist Feminism' examines how African American women writers affiliated themselves with the post-World War II Black Communist Left and developed a distinct strand of feminism.
ISBN 9780252036507 cloth : acid-free paper
0252036506 cloth : acid-free paper
9780252093548 electronic
OCLC # 828736891
Additional Format Print version: Black internationalist feminism 9780252036507 (cloth : acid-free paper) (DLC) 2011047442.

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