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From mammies to militants : domestics in Black American literature / Trudier Harris.

Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1982.
ISBN 0877222797, 9780877222798

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Subjects African American women in literature.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- African American authors.
American literature.
Household employees in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Schwarze (Motiv)
Women in literature.
Description xvi, 203 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-197) and index.
Contents On maids: historical background and general characteristics -- On southern and northern maids: geography, mammies, and militants -- The maid as southern and northern mammy; Charles W. Chesnutt, The marrow of tradition (1901) Kristin Hunter, God bless the child (1964) Toni Morrison, The bluest eye (1970) -- An anomaly in southern territory; Richard Wright, "Man of all work" (1961) -- Northern maids: stepping toward militancy; Ann Petry, The Street (1946) William Melvin Kelley, dem (1964) -- Beyond the uniform; Alice Childress, Like one of the family (1956) -- The iconoclasts; John A. Williams, "Son in the afternoon" (1962) Douglas Turner Ward, Happy ending (1964) -- The militants; Barbara Woods, "The final supper" (1970) Ted Shine, Contribution (1968) Ed Bullins, The gentleman caller (1969).
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8667532
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Harris, Trudier.
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