Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Alice Walker: A Critical Companion” as Want to Read:
Alice Walker: A Critical Companion
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Alice Walker: A Critical Companion

3.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Alice Walker, born in Eatonton, Georgia in 1944, overcame a disadvantaged sharecropping background, blindness in one eye, and the tense times of the Civil Rights Movement to become one of the world's most respected African American writers. While attending both Spelman and Sarah Lawrence Colleges, Walker began to draw on both her personal tragedies and those of her communi ...more
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Greenwood (first published January 1st 2005)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Alice Walker, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Alice Walker

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-14)
Rating details
Sort: Default
Cardyn Brooks
Nov 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
In the genre and narrative technique section about The Third Life of Grange Copeland, Dr. Bates remarks that Alice Walker’s “use of language is amazingly clear and plain, not intimidating to readers... a masterful aggregate of detail and effect that produces density and depth.” The same is true of Alice Walker, A Critical Companion.

This well-crafted application of literary theory about the scope of Walker’s life and work organically integrates personal, political, philosophical, economic, and h
rated it liked it
Dec 16, 2007
Jude Brigley
rated it liked it
Jan 24, 2011
added it
Nov 19, 2009
marked it as to-read
Oct 08, 2013
marked it as to-read
Feb 20, 2014
marked it as to-read
Jun 22, 2014
marked it as to-read
Mar 23, 2015
marked it as to-read
Apr 13, 2015
marked it as to-read
Aug 28, 2016
marked it as to-read
Feb 09, 2017
marked it as to-read
Nov 02, 2017
marked it as to-read
Nov 06, 2017
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »