Menu Content/Inhalt
Accueil arrow Articles arrow Numero 16 arrow Zannou Adiele, The African American Woman Struggle for Freedom in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple

Identification






Mot de passe oublié ?
Pas encore de compte ? Enregistrez-vous
Zannou Adiele, The African American Woman Struggle for Freedom in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple Version imprimable Suggérer par mail
02-11-2015
The African American Woman Struggle for Freedom 
in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple 
Zannou Adiele
 
 
Introduction 
On February 9, 1944 was born Alice Walker in Eatonville, the eighth child of Willie
Lee and Grant Walker, both sharecroppers. She attended College and in the sixties got
involved in the civil right movement. Consequently she was labeled a womanist after a term
created by herself. The Encyclopedia Universalis explains: “The term “womanist” created by
Walker in 1983, asserts that not only gender oppression but also race oppression must be
confronted, which affects and sharpens gender in inexorable way (…).