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Women of the Place

Kastom, Colonialism and Gender in Vanuatu (Studies in Anthropology & History)
  • 291 Pages
  • 1.21 MB
  • English
Gender studies, Sociology, Social Science, Archaeology / Anthropology, Anthropology - General, Social Science / Anthropology / General, Women"s Studies - Ge
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Open LibraryOL9850588M
ISBN 109057021366
ISBN 139789057021367

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The Women of Brewster Place, novel by Gloria Naylor, published in It chronicles the communal strength of seven diverse black women who live in decaying rented houses on a walled-off street of an urban neighbourhood.

As the middle-aged matriarch of the group, Mattie Michael is a source of comfort and strength. She recalls her past tragedies in ://   Published inthat novel, The Women of Brewster Place, was an immediate success, earning her great critical praise as well as the National Book Award for the year's best first novel.

From there, Naylor went on to publish Linden Hills (), Mama Day (), and Bailey's Cafe (). Naylor won the National Book Award for first fiction in for The Women of Brewster Place.

Her subsequent novels included Linden Hills, Mama Day and Bailey's Cafe. In addition to her novels, Naylor wrote essays and screenplays, as well as the Gloria Naylor was an African-American novelist whose most popular work, The Women of Brewster Place 2 days ago  The Women of Brewster Place is a novel told in seven stories.

Of the seven stories, six are centered on individual characters, while the final story is about the entire community. The primary characters and the title characters of each chapter are all women and residents of Brewster Place.

Brewster Place is a housing development in an unnamed :// 2 days ago  full title The Women of Brewster Place.

author Gloria Naylor. type of work Novel. genre African-America novel. language English. time and place written Late twentieth century, cerca the s, United States. date of first publication publisher Viking Penguin.

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Women and the men who offered support celebrated with learning, dancing, shopping The Women of Brewster Place is a collection of intertwining narratives of love, pain, confusion, resilience and, ultimately, catharsis, all within the tenement neighborhood of Brewster Place.

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View More   Parents need to know that The Women of Brewster Place is based on a National Book Award-winning novel of the same name and, like the book, tackles a selection of serious issues -- from teen pregnancy to sexism to some storylines involve sex and violence (including rape and abortion), onscreen images aren't incredibly graphic, although there is a little blood (along with Google allows users to search the Web for images, news, products, video, and other This particular book is a lyrical and moving account of the the first women's expedition to climb Annapurna in the Himalayas.

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Naylor has died at age   With Oprah Winfrey, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Robin Givens. Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three decades, they struggle against poverty, bigotry, and weak, troublesome ://