The Color Purple

The Color Purple: Selected full-text books and articles

Alice Walker's The Color Purple By Harold Bloom Chelsea House, 2000
Librarian's tip: This is a book of literary criticism
Critical Essays on Alice Walker By Ikenna Dieke Greenwood Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "Creating Generations: The Relationship between Celie and Shug in Alice Walker's The Color Purple" and Chap. 9 "The Color Purple: An Existential Novel"
Race and Domesticity in 'The Color Purple.' By Selzer, Linda African American Review, Vol. 29, No. 1, Spring 1995
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"Tell Nobody but God": The Theme of Transformation in the Color Purple By McKever-Floyd, Preston L Cross Currents, Vol. 57, No. 3, Fall 2007
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Philomela Speaks: Alice Walker's Revisioning of Rape Archetypes in the Color Purple By Cutter, Martha J MELUS, Fall-Winter 2000
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Literature and Film as Modern Mythology By William K. Ferrell Praeger, 2000
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "A Return to Matriarchy: The Color Purple by Alice Walker"
South of Tradition: Essays on African American Literature By Trudíer Harrís-Lopez University of Georgia Press, 2002
Librarian's tip: Chap. 1 "Humor in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple"
Women in Literature: Reading through the Lens of Gender By Jerilyn Fisher; Ellen S. Silber Greenwood Press, 2003
Librarian's tip: "Paths to Liberation in Alice Walker's The Color Purple (1982)" begins on p. 75
"Looking at the Back of Your Head": Mirroring Scenes in Alice Walker's the Color Purple and Possessing the Secret of Joy By Pifer, Lynn; Slusser, Tricia MELUS, Vol. 23, No. 4, Winter 1998
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Feminism and Cultural Studies By Morag Shiach Oxford University Press, 1999
Librarian's tip: Chap. 14 "The Color Purple: Black Women as Cultural Readers"
"Preachin' the Blues": Bessie Smith's Secular Religion and Alice Walker's 'The Color Purple.' By Marvin, Thomas F African American Review, Vol. 28, No. 3, Fall 1994
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Alice Walker By Harold Bloom Chelsea House, 1989
Librarian's tip: "The Color Purple: Revisions and Redefinitions" begins on p. 67
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