Free Within Ourselves: Fiction Lessons for Black Authors
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Publication Date: Oct 05, 1999
List Price: $19.00
Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Imprint: Main Street Books
Publisher: Main Street Books
Parent Company: Main Street Books
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A comprehensive and energizing guide, bursting with supportive topics: Finding Your Voice; Getting to Know Your Literary Ancestors; Gathering Material and Conducting Research; Tapping, Sweet, Bittersweet, and Joyful Memories. The guide also feature unforgettable excerpts from luminaries such as Maya Angelou, Brent Staples, Houston Baker, and pointers from bestselling African American authors E. Lynn Harris, James McBride, John Hope Franklin, Pearl Cleage, Edwidge Danticat, and many others. It is a uniquely nurturing and informative touchstone for affirming, bearing witness, leaving a legacy, and celebrating the remarkable journey of the self.
- Language Arts & Disciplines / Authorship
- Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing
- Reference / Writing Skills
- Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
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