The Resource Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker, edited by Maryemma Graham

Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker, edited by Maryemma Graham

Label
Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker
Title
Fields watered with blood
Title remainder
critical essays on Margaret Walker
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maryemma Graham
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Representing an international gathering of scholars, Fields Watered with Blood constitutes the first critical assessment of the full scope of Margaret Walker's literary career. As they discuss Walker's work, including the landmark poetry collection For My People and the novel Jubilee, the contributors reveal the complex interplay of concerns and themes in Walker's writing: folklore and prophecy, place and space, history and politics, gender and race. In addition, the contributors remark on how Walker's emphases on spirituality and on dignity in her daily life make themselves felt in her writin
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 818.5409
  • 818/.5209
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS3545.A517
LC item number
Z67 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Graham, Maryemma
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walker, Margaret
  • African American women in literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Women and literature
Label
Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker, edited by Maryemma Graham
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-340) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Machine generated contents note: PART 1 The Life and Political Times of Margaret Walker -- "I Want to Write, I Want to Write the Songs of My People": -- The Emergence of Margaret Walker ii -- Maryemma Graham -- Black Women Writers at Work: -- An Interview with Margaret Walker 28 -- Claudia Tate -- Margaret Walker: Black Woman Writer of the South 44 -- Joyce Pettis -- Down from the Mountaintop 55 -- Melissa Walker -- The "Intricate Design" of Margaret Walker's "Humanism": -- Revolution, Vision, History 66 -- Minrose C. Gwin -- PART 2 From For My People to This Is My Century: -- The Poetry of Margaret Walker -- The "Etched Flame" of Margaret Walker: Literary and Biblical -- Re-Creation in Southern History 81 -- R. Baxter Miller -- Fields Watered with Blood: Myth and Ritual in -- the Poetry of Margaret Walker 98 -- Eugenia Collier -- "Bolder Measures Crashing Through": Margaret Walker's -- Poem of the Century nlo -- Eleanor Traylor -- Folldoric Elements in Margaret Walker's Poetry 139 -- B. Dilla Buckner -- Performing Community: Margaret Walker's Use -- of Poetic "Folk Voice" 148 -- Tomeiko R. Ashford -- The South in Margaret Walker's Poetry: Harbor and Sorrow Home 164 -- Ekaterini Georgoudaki -- For My People: Notes on Visual Memory and Interpretation 179 -- Jerry W. Ward Jr. -- Poet of History, Poet of Vision: A Review of This Is My Century 187 -- Florence Howe -- PART 3 Jubilee: Folklore, History, and Vyry's Voice -- Music as Theme: The Blues Mode in the Works -- of Margaret Walker 195 -- Eleanor Traylor -- "Oh Freedom": Women and History -- in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 209 -- Phyllis R. Klotman -- Black Folk Elements in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 225 -- James E. Spears -- From Uncle Tom's Cabin to Vyry's Kitchen: The Black Female -- Folk Tradition in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 231 -- Charlotte Goodman -- "Rumblings" in Folk Traditions Served Southern Style 241 -- Jacqueline Miller Carmichael -- The Use of Spaces in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 269 -- Hiroko Sato -- The Violation of Voice: Revising the Slave Narrative 283 -- Amy Levin -- Jubilee, or Setting the Record Straight 290 -- Esim Erdim -- The Black Woman as Mulatto: A Personal Response -- to the Character of Vyry 304 -- Michelle Cliff -- Epilogue: "To Capture a Vision Fair": Margaret Walker and the -- Predicament of the African American Woman Intellectual 315 -- Deborah Elizabeth Whaley -- Selected Bibliography of Works by and about Margaret Walker 319 -- Contributors 341 -- Index 345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (386 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820346984
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000116810
  • (EBL)1698732
  • (SSID)ssj0001224387
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12521121
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001224387
  • (PQKBWorkID)11260979
  • (PQKB)10151443
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1698732
  • (OCoLC)881037156
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse38459
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000116810
Label
Fields watered with blood : critical essays on Margaret Walker, edited by Maryemma Graham
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-340) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Machine generated contents note: PART 1 The Life and Political Times of Margaret Walker -- "I Want to Write, I Want to Write the Songs of My People": -- The Emergence of Margaret Walker ii -- Maryemma Graham -- Black Women Writers at Work: -- An Interview with Margaret Walker 28 -- Claudia Tate -- Margaret Walker: Black Woman Writer of the South 44 -- Joyce Pettis -- Down from the Mountaintop 55 -- Melissa Walker -- The "Intricate Design" of Margaret Walker's "Humanism": -- Revolution, Vision, History 66 -- Minrose C. Gwin -- PART 2 From For My People to This Is My Century: -- The Poetry of Margaret Walker -- The "Etched Flame" of Margaret Walker: Literary and Biblical -- Re-Creation in Southern History 81 -- R. Baxter Miller -- Fields Watered with Blood: Myth and Ritual in -- the Poetry of Margaret Walker 98 -- Eugenia Collier -- "Bolder Measures Crashing Through": Margaret Walker's -- Poem of the Century nlo -- Eleanor Traylor -- Folldoric Elements in Margaret Walker's Poetry 139 -- B. Dilla Buckner -- Performing Community: Margaret Walker's Use -- of Poetic "Folk Voice" 148 -- Tomeiko R. Ashford -- The South in Margaret Walker's Poetry: Harbor and Sorrow Home 164 -- Ekaterini Georgoudaki -- For My People: Notes on Visual Memory and Interpretation 179 -- Jerry W. Ward Jr. -- Poet of History, Poet of Vision: A Review of This Is My Century 187 -- Florence Howe -- PART 3 Jubilee: Folklore, History, and Vyry's Voice -- Music as Theme: The Blues Mode in the Works -- of Margaret Walker 195 -- Eleanor Traylor -- "Oh Freedom": Women and History -- in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 209 -- Phyllis R. Klotman -- Black Folk Elements in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 225 -- James E. Spears -- From Uncle Tom's Cabin to Vyry's Kitchen: The Black Female -- Folk Tradition in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 231 -- Charlotte Goodman -- "Rumblings" in Folk Traditions Served Southern Style 241 -- Jacqueline Miller Carmichael -- The Use of Spaces in Margaret Walker's Jubilee 269 -- Hiroko Sato -- The Violation of Voice: Revising the Slave Narrative 283 -- Amy Levin -- Jubilee, or Setting the Record Straight 290 -- Esim Erdim -- The Black Woman as Mulatto: A Personal Response -- to the Character of Vyry 304 -- Michelle Cliff -- Epilogue: "To Capture a Vision Fair": Margaret Walker and the -- Predicament of the African American Woman Intellectual 315 -- Deborah Elizabeth Whaley -- Selected Bibliography of Works by and about Margaret Walker 319 -- Contributors 341 -- Index 345
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (386 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820346984
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000116810
  • (EBL)1698732
  • (SSID)ssj0001224387
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12521121
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001224387
  • (PQKBWorkID)11260979
  • (PQKB)10151443
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1698732
  • (OCoLC)881037156
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse38459
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000116810

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