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Christian, Barbara 1943-2000

Overview
Works: 77 works in 209 publications in 1 language and 11,577 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews  Short films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 813.54
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 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,316 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 729 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, minstrel shows, advertisements, folklore, household artifacts, even children's rhymes. These dehumanizing caricatures permeated popular culture from the 1820s to the Civil Rights period and implanted themselves deep in the American psyche
Everyday use by Alice Walker( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 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 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morrison reads from her two novels, "Beloved" and "Jazz" and discusses her views of the contributions made to American literature by the experiences of African Americans
August Wilson by August Wilson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 391 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
Gloria Naylor by Gloria Naylor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 386 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
New Black feminist criticism, 1985-2000 by Barbara Christian( Book )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 383 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
Charles Johnson by Charles Johnson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 380 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
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 348 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
John Wideman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 213 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
In black & white( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with African American writers
I shall not be removed : the life of Marlon Riggs( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 114 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
In black and white : conversations with African American writers by Barbara Christian( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six interviews with prominent 20th century African American authors
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

Umbra( )

in English and held by 36 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
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 19 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 (137)

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