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I know that I will always be expected to have extra insight into black texts--especially texts by black women. A working-class Jew ...
Emerson was the greater artist. His essays contain some of the most beautiful language in our literature. How Henry James could ha ...
I do not think that literature is the primary instrument for social transformation, but I do think it has potency. So I work to te ...
literature bores me, especially great literature,
The close-up has no equivalent in a narrative fashioned of words. Literature is totally lacking in any working method to enable it ...
The struggle of literature is in fact a struggle to escape from the confines of language; it stretches out from the utmost limits ...
When politicians and politically minded people pay too much attention to literature, it is a bad sign--a bad sign mostly for liter ...
The confirmation of Clarence Thomas, one of the most conservative voices to be added to the [Supreme] Court in recent memory, carr ...
... not all black women have silently acquiesced in sexism and misogyny within the African-American community. Indeed, many writer ...
I am a colored woman or a Negro woman. Either one is OK. People dislike those words now. Today these use this term African America ...
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