Bone Black

Author: Bell Hooks
Publisher: Women's Press (UK)
ISBN: 9780704345508
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A personal memoir, as well as a political polemic, Bone Black carries the additional appeal of providing a poignant and lyrical insight into the author's own life.

The Familial Gaze

Author: Marianne Hirsch
Publisher: UPNE
ISBN: 9780874518955
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... Clarks conclusions about the dolls tests, and the controversial role these
conclusions played in the famous Brown v. Board of Education case, see
Kenneth B. Clark, Prejudice and Your Child (Boston: Beacon, 1955; rpt. 1963). In
her essay in this volume, Willis provides another layer of biographical meaning to
the doll she prefers. The choice of a brown-skinned doll forms one of the many
links between Willis and hooks, who recounts in her memoir. Bone Black:
Memories of Girlhood ...

All About Love

Author: bell hooks
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062862170
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The Utne Reader declared bell hooks one of the "100 Visionaries Who Can Change Your Life." All About Love is a powerful affirmation of just how profoundly she can.


Author: bell hooks
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060938293
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Communion is the heart-to-heart talk every woman -- mother, daughter, friend, and lover -- needs to have.

Encyclopedia Of Feminist Literature

Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Publisher: Infobase Learning
ISBN: 1438140649
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The child's reward for loyalty stings in captured memories of her mother's
choosing the outofcontrol husband over their neediest child. Introspection
provides thewriter's haven, ahomewithin the"bone black cave" of words (ibid.,
183). The protagonist is a dreamer who identifies with "boxes of ... Review 31, no.
3 (Fall 1997): 552–554. VegaGonzález, Susana."The Dialectics of Belonging in
bell hooks's Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood," Journal of English Studies, 3 (
2001–2002): ...


Author: bell hooks
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: 9780060184940
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Salvation is bell hooks's journey to answer this question-an offering for everyone who cares about the souls of black folk.

Critical Perspectives On Bell Hooks

Author: Maria del Guadalupe Davidson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135856893
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Walter Mosley, Manthia Diawara, Clyde Taylor, and Regina Austin (New York:
W. W. Norton, 1999), 138. hooks, “SIMPLE LIVING,” 138. Barry Boyce, “Love
Fights the Power,” Shambhala Sun, July 2006, 90. hooks, “SIMPLE LIVING,” 141.
hooks, Feminism Is For Everybody: Passionate Politics (Cambridge, MA: South
End Press, 2000), 101. hooks, We Real Cool, 122. Ibid., 122. Ibid., 66. hooks,
Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood (New York: Henry Holt, 1996) and hooks,
Wounds of ...

Bury My Heart In A Free Land Black Women Intellectuals In Modern U S History

Author: Hettie V. Williams
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440835497
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As she states in Wounds of Passion, neither of her autobiographies is
conventional, “the kind of 'tell all' tabloid-like revelations,”22 but these are
experimental memoirs, with dreams and fantasies of the writer being a major part
of the material. Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood is particularly important toward
understanding hooks's further works, because it explains her radical views and
follows her route to becoming a writer and a feminist social and cultural critic. In
Remembered ...

Encyclopedia Of The World S Minorities

Author: Carl Skutsch
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135193886
Size: 46.36 MB
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Her more important writings include Feminist Theory from Margin to Center (1984
), Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black (1989), Black Looks: Race and
Representation (1992), and Killing Rage: Ending Racism (1995). She published
her memoirs, Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood, in 1996. In the twenty-first
century, as an intellectual and a scholar, hooks continues to challenge
mainstream society's perceptions of its milieu and is a strong voice of critical
consciousness and ...

Forgiveness And Truth

Author: Alistair McFadyen
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0567237001
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From her Bone Black: Memories of Girlhood we learn of hooks' struggle with the
stereotypes which restricted the real possibilities for black women's identities in
African-American contexts; particular restrictive images (stereotypes) were
created by her upbringing in a segregated, black community in Kentucky in the
1950s–60s; later in her Wounds of Passion: A Writing Life and Remembered
Rapture, we read about her struggle with this past, but we also find that the
gradual release ...