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Alice Walker print proofs

Alice Walker print proofs

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alice Walker print proofs
Creator: Walker, Alice, 1944-
Inclusive Dates: 1991-1992
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4214
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Alice Walker is an African American novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist, and activist. Her most famous novel, The Color Purple, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1983. For more information, please visit The New Georgia Encyclopedia

Scope and Content

Collection consists of two sets of print proofs. Includes 49 copy edited pages from the final section of the uncorrected proof copy of Her Blue Body Everything We Know. Also includes a photocopy of a typescript of the novel Possessing the Secret of Joy submitted to the Book of the Month Club for consideration well in advance of publication.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alice Walker print proofs, ms4214, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

African American authors -- Georgia.
African American women authors -- United States.
African American women authors.
American literature -- African American authors.
American poetry -- African American authors.
American poetry.
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Women poets, American.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Her Blue Body Everything We Know: Earthling Poems, 1965-1990 (selections), 1991
12 Possessing the Secret of Joy , 1992