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Christian, Barbara 1943-2000

Overview
Works: 85 works in 245 publications in 2 languages and 12,096 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Interviews  History  Documentary films  Short films  Fiction  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of screenplay, htt, Other, Interviewee
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
Female subjects in black and white : race, psychoanalysis, feminism by Barbara Christian( )

12 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Black feminist criticism, 1985-2000 by Barbara Christian( )

13 editions published between 1900 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,239 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
Black women novelists : the development of a tradition, 1892-1976 by Barbara Christian( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveying the evolution of images of black women in black fiction from 1892 to 1976, Christian analyzes novelists from Frances Harper through Zora Neale Hirston to Anne Perty. She traces the struggle of black female novelists to contend against the images that have defined them in American life and literature. Part II discusses three contemporary novelists -- Paule Marshall, Tom Morrison and Alice Walker
Black feminist criticism : perspectives on Black women writers by Barbara Christian( Book )

29 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and German and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of critical essays on African-American women writers
Everyday use by Alice Walker( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 727 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
Ethnic Notions by Marlon T Riggs( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 664 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
Gloria Naylor : a conversation with Gloria Naylor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gloria Naylor, writer, speaks on the influence of other black women writers, the influence of a southern background, early involvement with religion, learning to articulate one's experience, writing in different voices, and writing to explore one's beliefs
August Wilson : a conversation with August Wilson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 284 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
Alice Walker : a conversation with Alice Walker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and held by 278 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
Toni Morrison( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 276 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
In black and white : conversations with African American writers by Barbara Christian( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with African American writers
Charles Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Johnson describes his over-arching literary objective--to explore classic, metaphysical questions from eastern and western philosophies against the backdrop of African American life and history
Bake-face and other guava stories by Opal Palmer Adisa( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toni Morrison( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 175 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
John Wideman : a conversation with John Wideman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 158 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
Charles Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 157 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
I shall not be removed : the life of Marlon Riggs( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 102 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 )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Umbra( )

in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Black women novelists : the development of a tradition, 1892-1976
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New Black feminist criticism, 1985-2000Black women novelists : the development of a tradition, 1892-1976Black feminist criticism : perspectives on Black women writersEveryday use
Alternative Names
Barbara Christian American writer

Barbara Christian Amerikaans professor (1943-2000)

Barbara Christian écrivaine américaine

Barbara Christian escriptora estatunidenca

Barbara Christian escritora estadounidense

Barbara Christian profesora estauxunidense (1943–2000)

Barbara Christian professoressa statunitense

Barbara Christian shkrimtare amerikane

Christian, Barbara

Christian Barbara 1943-2000

Christian, Barbara T.

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Christian, Barbara Theresa

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Christian, Barbara Theresa 1943-2000

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Languages
English (150)

German (1)