Wild Women in the Whirlwind: Afro-American Culture and the Contemporary Literary Renaissance

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Joanne M. Braxton, Andrée Nicola McLaughlin
Serpent's Tail, 1990 - African American women in literature - 441 pages
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Wild Women in the Whirlwind is the first book to explore the literary and cultural traditions of these writers and to locate their work within the history of black women - a history rich but neglected which the contributors illuminate with moving brilliance.

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An award-winning scholar, poet and professor of Comparative Literature and Interdisciplinary Studies, Dr. Andrée-Nicola McLaughlin has been in the international vanguard for women's advancement and other social justice struggles for more than two decades. Dr. McLaughlin is the founding International Coordinator of the International Cross-Cultural Black Women's Studies Institute (1987-), an eighteen year old global network, and holds the Dr. Betty Shabazz Distinguished Chair in Social Justice at Medgar Evers College of the City University of New York where the Institute's Information Headquarters is based.

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