Roselily Summary
Alice Walker

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Roselily Summary

"Roselily" was first published as the opening story in Alice Walker's first collection of short stories, In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women (1973). The collection won the Rosenthal Award of the National Institute of Arts and Letters, and was widely and favorably reviewed. "Roselily" has been included in several important literary anthologies, including Calling the Wind: Twentieth-Century African-American Short Stories (1993).

The story of a rural African-American woman from Mississippi who is about...

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