Table of contents for Alice Walker's The color purple / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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Editor?s Note vii
Introduction 1
Harold Bloom
Celie in the Looking Glass: The Desire for Selfhood in The Color Purple
Ross, Daniel W.
Race, Gender, and Nation in The Color Purple
Berlant, Lauren
Sifting through the Controversy: Reading The Color Purple
Bobo, Jacqueline
?What She Got To Sing About??: Comedy and The Color Purple
Walton, Priscilla L.
The Purple Colour of Walker Women: Their Journey from Slavery to Liberation
Juneja, Om P.
Celie's Search for Identity: A Psychoanalytic Developmental Reading of Alice Walker's The Color Purple
Proudfit, Charles L.
With Ears to Hear and Eyes to See: Alice Walker's Parable The Color Purple
Scholl, Diane Gabrielsen
Race and Domesticity in The Color Purple
Selzer, Linda
Philomela Speaks: Alice Walker's Revisioning of Rape Archetypes in The Color Purple
Cutter, Martha J.
Serving, Quilting, Knitting: Handicraft and Freedom in The Color Purple and A Women's Story
Lewis, Catherine E.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Walker, Alice, 1944- Color purple.
African American women in literature.