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Title:
Black professional women in recent American fiction
Author:
Marshall, Carmen Rose, 1943-
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2004.
Physical Description:
viii, 219 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The dearth of self-actualized Black professional women protagonists -- Consumer desire for self-empowered Black professional women protagonists -- Craft and culture : challenges to Black professional women's representation -- Production and market : social challenges -- Feminism and nationalism : conflicts in The salt eaters -- Re-thinking agency in Waiting to exhale -- Reader response : findings and applications -- Appendix A : Occupational distributions of Black and white women: 1940, 1960, and 1980 -- Appendix B : Family assets of Black and white women by employment status -- Appendix C : Respondent information and questionnaire results.
ISBN:
9780786417124
Format :
Book