Sweetwater Black Women and Narratives of Resilience

ISBN-10: 1433117754
ISBN-13: 9781433117756
Edition: 2013
Authors: Robin M. Boylorn
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 129
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Sweetwater: Black Women and Narratives of Resilience" is a multi-generational story of growing up black and female in the rural South. This book captures the artistry, strength, hope, sound, language, and creativity shared by first-hand accounts of black women in a familial village community in North Carolina. Sweetwater is about the black female experience as it relates to friendship, family, spirituality, poverty, education, addiction, mental illness, romantic relationships, raising children, and everyday survival. Written from field notes and memory, the author combines narrative and autoethnography to weave her own experiences as a rural black girl into the story, revealing the complexities of black women's lived experiences and exposing the communicative and interpersonal choices black women make through storytelling. Narrative inquiry and black feminism are offered as creative educational tools for discussing how and why black women's singular interior lives are culturally and globally significant. Book jacket.

Series Editor's Preface
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Telling
Introduction: The Call for a Rural Black Woman's Story
List of Main Characters
(Daily) Bread
Window Poem: "Business"
Window Poem: "Patience"
Window Poem: "Cake"
Window Poem: "Moon Looks White"
Window Poem: "Long and Hard"
Window Poem: "Daddy"
Window Poem: "Passin'"
Interlude: Porch Premonitions
(Robin) Bird
Window Poem: "Fireflies"
Window Poem: "Waiting to See"
Window Poem: "It Hurt To Be Called Black"
Window Poem: "Beauty Marks"
Window Poem: "Love Me Tender"
Window Poem: "I Feel Saved"
Window Poem: "Poem for Mama's Father"
Conclusion: Why These Stories Matter
Appendix: Methodology
Postscript
Bibliography

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