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Women's issues in Alice Walker's The color purple
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Published:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.
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Book
Physical Desc:
163 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Glencliff High - Teen Non-Fiction
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This compelling edition presents a collection of essays on issues about women that are depicted in Alice Walker's The Color Purple. The book examines Walker's life and influences and offers readers a series of essays for consideration on topics such as the revision of traditional gender roles and folk art as a means of survival. Readers are also offered contemporary perspectives on topics related to women's issues such as the impact of domestic violence and feminist ideology.
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English
ISBN:
9780737752700, 073775270X, 9780737752717 (pbk.), 0737752718 (pbk.)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 152-157) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Johnson, C. D. (2011). Women's issues in Alice Walker's The color purple. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Johnson, Claudia Durst, 1938-. 2011. Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.

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Johnson, Claudia Durst, 1938-, Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2011.

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Johnson, Claudia Durst. Women's Issues in Alice Walker's The Color Purple. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2011. Print.

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