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Christian, Barbara 1943-2000

Overview
Works: 73 works in 204 publications in 1 language and 11,427 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  History  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Short films  Fiction  Documentary films  Internet videos  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Editor, Other
Classifications: PS153.N5, 813.099287
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara Christian
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Christian
Black women novelists : the development of a tradition, 1892-1976 by Barbara Christian( Book )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 1,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black feminist criticism : perspectives on Black women writers by Barbara Christian( Book )

25 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical essays on African-American women writers
Ethnic Notions by Marlon T Riggs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering more than one hundred years of United States history, traces the evolution of Black American caricatures and stereotypes that have fueled anti-Black prejudice. Loyal Toms, carefree Sambos, faithful Mammies, grinning Coons, savage Brutes and wide-eyed Pickaninnies roll across the screen in cartoons, feature films, popular songs, advertisements, household artifacts, even children's rhymes. These caricatures permeated popular culture from the 1820s to the Civil Rights era and implanted themselves within the American psyche
Everyday use by Alice Walker( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the text of Alice Walker's story "Everyday Use"; contains background essays that provide insight into the story; and features a selection of critical response. Includes a chronology and an interview with the author
Female subjects in black and white : race, psychoanalysis, feminism by Barbara Christian( Book )

11 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with playwright August Wilson. Therein, Wilson describes his role as passing down the practical and spiritual wisdom of the African American community in his writings. He also expounds upon the influence of black traditions like storytelling and blues music in contributing to his plays
Toni Morrison( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Toni Morrison. Therein, Morrison reads from her two novels and discusses her views of the contributions made by African Americans to American literature
New Black feminist criticism, 1985-2000 by Barbara Christian( Book )

12 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passionate and celebrated pioneer in her own words New Black Feminist Criticism, 1985-2000 collects a selection of essays and reviews from Barbara Christian, one of the founding voices in black feminist literary criticism. Published between the release of her second landmark book Black Feminist Criticism and her death, these writings include eloquent reviews, evaluations of black feminist criticism as a discipline, reflections on black feminism in the academy, and essays on Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, Paule Marshall, and others
Gloria Naylor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Gloria Naylor. Therein, Naylor discusses the influence of other black women writers on herself, growing up in the South, her early involvement with religion, learning to articulate one's experience, writing in different voices, and writing to explore one's beliefs
Alice Walker by Susan Shaw( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Alice Walker. Therein, Walker discusses her life, contemporary America, the "womanist" perspective, and reads from her poetry
Charles Johnson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author Charles Richard Johnson. Therein, Johnson describes his literary objective: to explore classic, metaphysical questions from East and West against the backdrop of African life and history
In black and white : conversations with African American writers by Barbara Christian( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with African American writers
John Wideman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview with author John Wideman. Therein, Wideman discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominantly white, middle-class literary audience
I shall not be removed : the life of Marlon Riggs( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film biography of Marlon Riggs, the gifted, gay, black filmmaker who produced documentary films addressing issues of identity among Afro-Americans and gays. Clips from his films show how he evolved a unique experimental documentary style, mixing poetry, criticism, the personal and the political. It also documents his long battle against AIDS until his death in 1994 and includes interviews with family, friends, and co-workers
Teaching guide to accompany Black foremothers, three lives : by Dorothy Sterling by Barbara Christian( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color : a sampling of contemporary African American writers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Previously recorded sessions of African American poets reading selections from their work
The Hazeley family by A. E Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spirit bloom in Harlem; the search for a black aesthetic during the Harlem renaissance: the poetry of Claude McKay, Countee Cullen and Jean Toomer by Barbara Christian( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Walker's The color purple and other works : a critical commentary by Barbara Christian( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Black women novelists : the development of a tradition, 1892-1976
Alternative Names
Barbara Christian American writer

Christian, Barbara

Christian Barbara 1943-2000

Christian, Barbara T.

Christian, Barbara T. 1943-

Christian, Barbara Theresa

Christian, Barbara Theresa 1943-2000

Languages
English (143)

Covers
Black feminist criticism : perspectives on Black women writersEveryday useFemale subjects in black and white : race, psychoanalysis, feminismNew Black feminist criticism, 1985-2000The Hazeley family