Walker, Alice, 1944-....

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Alice Walker (1944- ), African American poet, novelist, and activist.

From the description of Alice Walker papers, circa 1930-2010. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 233538612

Alice Walker (1944- ), African American poet, novelist, and activist. Walker has written numerous essays, novels, and collections of poetry. Her novel THE COLOR PURPLE, published in 1982, won both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award. John Ferrone served as Alice Walker's editor at Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich.

From the description of Letters to John Ferrone, 1976-1990. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 318992021

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referencedIn Jackson, James E., 1914-2007. James E. Jackson and Esther Cooper Jackson papers, 1917-2004 (bulk [1937-1992]). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Alice Walker papers, circa 1930-2010. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn The Ester M. Hernandez collection, 1957-2001 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Howard Zinn Papers, Bulk, 1944-2010, 1901-2010 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Russell, Brenda. The color purple / music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray ; book by Marsha Norman ; based upon the novel by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture ; [screenplay by Menno Meyjes], 2005. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980. Muriel Rukeyser papers, 1844-1986 (bulk 1930-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn Derrick A. Bell, Jr. Papers, 1950-2006 New York University. Archives.
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. [Reading and discussion at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] : part one / with Alice Walker]. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Beam, Joseph. Joseph Beam papers, 1967-1990. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Joyce, Joyce Ann, 1949-. [Papers], 1950?-2001. Valdosta State University, Odum Library
creatorOf Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998. John Henrik Clarke papers, 1937-1996. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Howe, Fanny. Papers, 1981-1995 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Haydn, Hiram Collins, 1907-1973,. Creative writing questionnaires for writing class at University of Pennsylvania, 1970-1972. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Harper, Michael S., 1938-. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1972-1983. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Papers, 1930-1990 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Stanford University. Associated Students. Speakers Bureau. Associated Students of Stanford University, Speakers Bureau, audio-visual materials, 1981-1996. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn John Henrik Clarke papers, 1937-1996 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Harper's magazine records, 1847-1983 (bulk 1940-1983). Library of Congress
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Reading and discussion at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] / with Alice Walker. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Howe, Fanny. Fanny Howe papers, 1924-2009. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Ziff, Lloyd. Happy birthday N.B.C.C. 1974-1984 ; the National Book Critics Circle tenth anniversary, 1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Tate, Allen, 1899-1979. Hopwood Awards Collection, 1930- University of Michigan
referencedIn Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000. Barbara Christian papers, 1967-2000. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Muriel Rukeyser Papers, 1844-1986, (bulk 1930-1979) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Kesner, Leilani Barnett. Women friends : enabling relationships in emancipatory novels by contemporary women writers / Leilani Barnett Kesner. University of Houston, Clear Lake, Alfred R. Neumann Library
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. [Alice Walker reading 1955 at Sarah Lawrence College] [sound recording]. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Reading at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] / with Alice Walker. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. 5 ALS, 1 ANS, 5 TLS, 1 TL, 1 postcard, 1965 Jan. 16-1967 July 7 : P.O. Box 8902, Nairobi, Kenya and 403 East 69th st., New York City, to Muriel Rukeyser. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. [Reading and discussion at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] : part two / with Alice Walker]. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Olsen, Tillie. Tillie Olsen papers, 1930-1990. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Associated Students of Stanford University, Speakers Bureau, audio-visual materials, 1981-1996 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Heilbrun, Carolyn G., 1926-2003. Feminist authors discussion group : transcript of a recording, nd. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976, 1931-1976 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Swansea, Charleen. Charleen Swansea papers, 1928-2004. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Letters to John Ferrone, 1976-1990. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn A private conversation with Alice Walker [videorecording] / producer, Glenn Silber. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Fanny Howe Papers, 1924-1993 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Papers, 1936-2002 (inclusive), 1954-2002 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Watch for me in the sunset, or The color purple : typescript / by Alice Walker, 1984 June 15. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Voices from the Food Revolution: People Who Changed The Way Americans Eat, An oral history project conducted by Judith Weinraub, 2009-2011 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Office files : of The American Poetry Review, 1974-1977. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Ferris, William R. William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003 (names H-W). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Newspaper and magazine clippings : the Color purple, 1985-86. Temple University, Blockson Afro-American History Collection
referencedIn Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000. Sound recordings from the Barbara Christian papers [sound recording]. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Howe, Fanny. Fanny Howe papers, 1981-1995. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Hernandez, Ester M. Ester M. Hernandez collection, ca. 1960-2000. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Joseph Beam papers, 1967-1990 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Watch for me in the sunset, or The color purple : typescript / by Alice Walker, 1984 June 15. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Harper's Magazine Records, 1847-1983, (bulk 1940-1983) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Reading and discussion at Sarah Lawrence College [sound recording] / by Alice Walker : part I & 2. Sarah Lawrence College, Esther Raushenbush Library
referencedIn Fellowship Commission. Photographs, 1946-1985 (Inclusive Dates). Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn James E. Jackson and Esther Cooper Jackson Papers, Bulk, 1937-1992, 1917-2008 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Walker, Alice, 1944-. Watch for the sunset or the color purple : ms., 1984 June 15. UC Berkeley Libraries
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associatedWith Abu-Jamal, Mumia. person
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associatedWith Beam, Joseph. person
associatedWith Bell, Derrick A. person
associatedWith Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000. person
associatedWith Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998. person
associatedWith Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- person
associatedWith Edgar, Joanne. person
associatedWith Fellowship Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Ferris, William R. person
associatedWith Ferrone, John. person
associatedWith Harper, Michael S., 1938- person
associatedWith Harper's Magazine corporateBody
associatedWith Haydn, Hiram Collins, 1907-1973, person
associatedWith Head, Bessie, 1937-1986. person
associatedWith Heilbrun, Carolyn G., 1926-2003. person
associatedWith Hernandez, Ester person
associatedWith Hernandez, Ester M. person
associatedWith Hooks, Bell. person
associatedWith Howe, Fanny. person
associatedWith Howe, Fanny. person
associatedWith Howe, Fanny Quincy. person
associatedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. person
associatedWith Hurston, Zora Neale. person
associatedWith Jackson, Esther Cooper person
associatedWith Jackson, James E., 1914-2007. person
associatedWith Jordan, June, 1936-2002. person
correspondedWith Joyce, Joyce Ann, 1949- person
associatedWith Kesner, Leilani Barnett. person
associatedWith Kirshner, Susan. person
associatedWith Lord, Audre. person
associatedWith Lowen, Marilyn. person
associatedWith Mankiller, Wilma Pearl, 1945-2010. person
associatedWith Merrill, Charles, 1920- person
associatedWith Olsen, Tillie. person
associatedWith Olsen, Tillie. person
correspondedWith Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980. person
associatedWith Russell, Brenda. person
associatedWith Sarah Lawrence College. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Associated Students. Speaker's Bureau corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Associated Students. Speakers Bureau. corporateBody
associatedWith Steinem, Gloria. person
associatedWith Swansea, Charleen. person
associatedWith Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010. person
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Cuba
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American literature--African American authors
African American political activists
Civil rights movement
African American women authors
African American women poets
Womanism
Women's rights
Feminism
Female circumcision--Prevention
American poetry--African American authors
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Birth 1944-02-09

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