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Author Turpin, Cherie Ann.

Title How Three Black Women Writers Combined Spiritual and Sensual Love : Rhetorically Transcending the Boundaries of Language (Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, and Dionne Brand)
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (125 pages)
Contents HOW THREE BLACK WOMEN WRITERS COMBINED SPIRITUAL AND SENSUAL LOVE: Rhetorically Transcending the Boundaries of Language (Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, and Dionne Brand); Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter One -- Africana Women Writers and the Erotic; Chapter Two -- Lesbian Eros and Narrative in Audre Lorde's Zami; Chapter Three -- Sensual Narrative in Toni Morrison's Jazz; Chapter Four -- Framing History in Dionne Brand's At the Full and Change of the Moon; Chapter Five -- Erotic Subjectivity and Africana Women Writers; Works Cited; Index
Summary This is a study of women writers of the African Diaspora and their articulation of the erotic as an important aspect of human experience beyond the limits and expectations of society. Within the imaginary scope of the works of Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, and Dionne Brand, the erotic is made manifest through rewriting narrative and poetic form
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brand, Dionne, 1953- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lorde, Audre -- Criticism and interpretation.
Morrison, Toni -- Criticism and interpretation.
African diaspora in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Eroticism in literature.
Love in literature.
Sex in literature.
Women, Black, in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0773429999 (electronic bk.)
9780773429994 (electronic bk.)