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vii, contents <hr> <hr> Contents <BR><HR><BR> <TOC> Acknowledgments 00 Prologue: I Looked Down the Line . . . 00 1 Introduction 00 2 Reconstructing Lineage, Revising Tradition in Song of Solomon and Zami 00 3 On the Line to Dahomey: Charting Generations 000 4 Recollections of Kin: Beloved and The Black Book 000 5 Trouble in Mind: Blues and History in Corregidora 000 6 Writing beyond the Blues: The Color Purple 000 7 Extending the Line: From Sula to Mama Day 000 8 Bare Bones and Silken Threads: Lineage and Literary Tradition in Praisesong for the Widow 000 9 In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens and Our Fathers' (Real) Estates: Alice Walker, Essayist 000 Epilogue: Moving On Down the Line . . . 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Domestic fiction, American -- History and criticism.
American prose literature -- History and criticism.
African American women -- Intellectual life.
African American families in literature.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.).
Genealogy in literature.
Kinship in literature.
Family in literature.