Lawyers Ethics And The Pursuit Of Social Justice

Author : Susan D. Carle
ISBN : 0814716393
Genre : Law
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Susan D. Carle centers this collection of texts on the premise that legal ethics should be far more than a set of rules on professional responsibility.
Category: Law

Black Writers White Publishers

Author : John Kevin Young
ISBN : 9781604735499
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 39.65 MB
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Jean Toomer's "Cane" was advertised as "a book about Negroes by a Negro," despite his request not to promote the book along such racial lines. Nella Larsen switched the title of her second novel from "Nig" to "Passing," because an editor felt the original title "might be too inflammatory." In order to publish his first novel as a Book-of-the-Month Club main selection Richard Wright deleted a scene in "Native Son" depicting Bigger Thomas masturbating. Toni Morrison changed the last word of "Beloved" at her editor's request and switched the title of "Paradise" from "War" to allay her publisher's marketing concerns. Although many editors place demands on their authors, these examples invite special scholarly attention given the power imbalance between white editors and publishers and African American authors. "Black Writers, White Publishers: Marketplace Politics in Twentieth-Century African American Literature" examines the complex negotiations behind the production of African American literature. In chapters on Larsen's "Passing," Ishmael Reed's "Mumbo Jumbo," Gwendolyn Brooks's "Children Coming Home," Morrison's "Oprah's Book Club" selections, and Ralph Ellison's "Juneteenth," John K. Young presents the first book-length application of editorial theory to African American literature. Focusing on the manuscripts, drafts, book covers, colophons, and advertisements that trace book production, Young expands upon the concept of socialized authorship and demonstrates how the study of publishing history and practice and African American literary criticism enrich each other. John K. Young is an associate professor of English at Marshall University. His work has appeared in journals such as "College English," "African American Review," and "Critique."
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The World Has Changed

Author : Alice Walker
ISBN : 9781595585936
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The World Has Changed: Conversations with Alice Walker includes compelling conversations between acclaimed writer Walker and other significant literary and cultural figures, including Gloria Steinem, Howard Zinn, Pema Chodron, Claudia Tate, Margo Jefferson, William Ferris, Paula Giddings, and Amy Goodman. Each conversation represents a different stage in Walker’s artistic and spiritual development; taken together, they offer an unprecedented angle of vision on her career as well as on her personal and political development. Noted literary scholar Rudolph Byrd sets Walker’s work into context with an introductory essay, as well as with a comprehensive annotated bibliography of her writings. Includes Alice Walker in conversation with the following: John O’Brien (1973) on her early writing career and inspirations Claudia Tate (1983) on being part of the emerging coterie of black women writers in the 1970s Ellen Bring (1988) on her animal rights activism and its importance to her world view and writing Claudia Dreifus(1989) on politics and fiction writing Paula Giddings (1992) in Essence Jody Hoy (1994) on her personal philosophy Tammy Simon from Sounds True Recordings (1995) Evelyn White from Ms. (1998) Pema Chodron (1998) on the importance of Buddhisim to her work and writing William R. Ferris (2004) on being a black female writer from the South Margo Jefferson A Conversation from LIVE FROM THE NYPL (2005) on her success with The Color Purple and being a celebrity Amy Goodman (March 2006) on her politics and activism George Galloway (November 2006) on why she supports Castro Marrianne Schnall from (December 2006) Howard Zinn on her Mississippi years, experiences with Zinn as a student, role of the civil rights movement in her work.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Alice Walker

Author : Mary Donnelly
ISBN : 0761447032
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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An in-depth analysis of Alice Walker, her writings, and the historical time period in which they were written.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Southern Writers

Author : Joseph M. Flora
ISBN : 9780807131237
Genre : Reference
File Size : 31.5 MB
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This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to the fresh and innovative, a biographical sketch and chronological list of published works provide comprehensive, concise, up-to-date information. Here in one convenient source are the South's novelists and short story writers, poets and dramatists, memoirists and essayists, journalists, scholars, and biographers from the colonial period to the twenty-first century. What constitutes a "southern writer" is always a matter for debate. Editors Joseph M. Flora and Amber Vogel have used a generous definition that turns on having a significant connection to the region, in either a personal or literary sense. New to this volume are younger writers who have emerged in the quarter century since the dictionary's original publication, as well as older talents previously unknown or unacknowledged. For almost every writer found in the previous edition, a new biography has been commissioned. Drawn from the very best minds on southern literature and covering the full spectrum of its practitioners, Southern Writers is an indispensable reference book for anyone intrigued by the subject.
Category: Reference

Celebrated African American Novelists

Author : Amy Graham
ISBN : 1598451383
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Profiles African American novelists, including Harriet Adams Wilson, Ralph Ellison, and Alice Walker.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cocktails For Book Lovers

Author : Tessa Smith McGovern
ISBN : 9781402293429
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 71.93 MB
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The perfect pairing for anyone with a literary thirst! From Jane Austen's little-known fondness for wine to Hemingway's beloved mojitos, literature and libations go hand in hand. Cocktails for Book Lovers blends these in a delectable book that will delight both readers and cocktail enthusiasts alike. This irresistible collection features 50 original and classic cocktail recipes based on works of famous authors and popular drinks of their eras, including Orange Champagne Punch, Salted Caramel and Bourbon Milkshakes, and even Zombie Cola. So dip in, pick your favorite author or book, and take a sip—or start at the beginning and work your way through. Cheers! Cocktails inspired by your favorite authors: • Charlotte Bronte • Dani Shapiro • Dorothy Parker • Ernest Hemingway • F. Scott Fitzgerald • Flannery O'Connor • Jhumpa Lahiri • Junot Diaz • Virginia Woolf • Wally Lamb • And 40 more!
Category: Cooking