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Additional Resources for Mama Day by Gloria Naylor

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Tamala Edwards, "A Conversation with Gloria Naylor," in Essence, June, 1998, p. 70.

Edwards interviews Naylor on the occasion of the publication of her most recent book, The Men of Brewster Place.

Sharon Felton and Michelle C. Loris, editors, The Critical Response to Gloria Naylor, Greenwood Press, 1997.

This collection of articles on Naylor's works provides a helpful sampling of the criticism on Mama Day, with discussions of the quilting motif, the importance of the conjure woman, the work's revision of The Tempest, and the work's use of magical realism. An interview with Naylor is also included.

Virginia C. Fowler, Gloria Naylor: In Search of Sanctuary, Twayne, 1996.

Fowler's book provides a biography of Naylor as well as a discussion of her novels through Bailey's Cafe.

There is also an interview with Naylor.

Henry Louis Gates Jr. and K. A. Appiah, editors, Gloria Naylor: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, Amistad, 1993.

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