Critical Essays on Alice Walker

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Copyright Acknowledgments

The author and publisher gratefully acknowledge permission for use of the following material:

Chapter 3, "Heritage and Deracination in Walker's 'Everyday Use,'" by David Cowart was originally published in Studies in Short Fiction 33 ( 1996). Copyright 1996 by Newberry College.

Chapter 9, "The Color Purple: An Existential Novel", by Marc-A Christophe was originally published in CLA Journal, 3 ( March 1993): 280-90.

Chapter 10, "Alice Walker's Redemptive Art", by Felipe Smith was originally published in African American Review 26. 3 (Fall 1992): 437-51.

Chapter 12, "Alice Walker's American Quilt: The Color Purple and American Literary Tradition", by Priscilla Leder was reprinted from JASAT (Journal of the American Studies Association of Texas), Vol. 20 ( October 1989), 79-93.

Chapter 13, "Who Touches This Touches a Woman: The Naked Self in Alice Walker", by Ruth D. Weston was originally published in Weber Studies 9. 2 (Spring/Summer 1992): 49-60. Reprinted by Permission.

Chapter 14, "'Nothing can be sole or whole that has not been rent': Fragmentation in the Quilt and The Color Purple", by Judy Elsey was originally published in Weber Studies 9. 2 (Spring/Summer 1992): 71-81. Reprinted by Permission.

Chapter 16, "'What She Got to Sing About?': Comedy and The Color Purple" by Priscilla L. Walton was originally published in ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, vol. 21, April 1990. Copyright © 1990 The Board of Governors, The University of Calgary.

"On Stripping Bark from Myself", copyright © 1977 by Alice Walker (first appeared in American Poetry Review). "Did This Happen to Your Mother? Did Your Sister . . . ," copyright © 1979 by Alice Walker. "Early Losses: A Requiem", copyright © 1974 by Alice Walker (first appeared in New Letters). "Janie Crawford", copyright © 1964 by Aphra (first appeared in Freedom Ways). "Talking to My Grandmother Who Died Poor", copyright © 1975 by Alice Walker (first appeared in the Iowa Review). From GOOD NIGHT WILLIE LEE, I'LL SEE YOU IN THE MORNING by Alice Walker . Used by permission of Doubleday, a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc., and David Higham Associates, London.

Excerpts from THE COLOR PURPLE, copyright © 1982 by Alice Walker, reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace & Company, and David Higham Associates, London.

Excerpts from THE THIRD LIFE OF GRANGE COPELAND, copyright © 1970 by Alice Walker, reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace & Company, and David Higham Associates, London.

Excerpts from TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR, copyright © 1989 by Alice Walker, reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace & Company, and David Higham Associates, London.

Excerpts from "Everyday Use" in IN LOVE & TROUBLE: STORIES OF BLACK WOMEN, copyright © 1973 by Alice Walker, reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace & Company, and David Higham Associates, London.

Excerpts from "Once" and "African Images, Glimpses from a Tiger's Back" in ONCE, copyright © 1968 and renewed 1996 by Alice Walker, reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace & Company, and David Higham Associates, London.

Excerpt from "Each One, Pull One" in HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL: POEMS BY ALICE WALKER, copyright © 1980 by Alice Walker, reprinted by permission of Harcourt Brace & Company, and David Higham Associates, London.

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