Additional Resources for Roselily by Alice Walker

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Petry, Alice Hall, "Walker: The Achievement of the Short Fiction," in Alice Walker: Critical Perspectives Past and Present, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and K. A. Appiah, Amistad, 1993, pp. 193-210.

This is the first serious critical appraisal of Walker's short stories. Petry is harshly critical of You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down,
because it does not live up to the power and insight of In Love and Trouble.

Pratt, Louis H. and Darnell D. Pratt, Alice Malsenior Walker: An Annotated Bibliography: 1968-1986,

Meckler, 1988.
For the years mentioned in the title, this is a thorough annotated bibliography of works by Walker, and of critical articles, biographical articles, reviews and essays about Walker and her work. As the authors explain, the helpful annotations are descriptive, rather than evaluative.

Walker, Alice, Banned,

Aunt Lute Books, 1996.
This is an analysis of some of the controversies surrounding Walker's fiction. The book...

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