Gloria Naylor: Strategy and Technique, Magic and Myth

Synopsis

"This collection of essays treats Gloria Naylor's novels Mama Day and Bailey's Cafe, recognized by scholars and critics as her most significant works. Long understood to be a major African-American woman writer, Gloria Naylor is finally gaining recognition as a contemporary American writer who needs no qualifiers or adjectives before her name. One of the few critical studies of her work, this text represents the work of a group of scholars who are looking seriously and carefully at Naylor, attempting to determine her place, not within an intellectual tradition, but rather within several traditions." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Mark Simpson-Vos
  • Anissa J. Wardi
  • R. Mark Hall
  • Shirley A. Stave
  • Julie Tharp
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Newark, DE
Publication year:
  • 2001