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Appalachian Elegy Poetry and Place

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ISBN-10: 0813136695

ISBN-13: 9780813136691

Edition: 2012

Authors: Bell Hooks

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
Publication date: 8/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 88
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Bell Hooks was born Gloria Watkins on September 25, 1952. She grew up in a small Southern community that gave her a sense of belonging as well as a sense of racial separation. She has degrees from Stanford University, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of California at Santa Cruz. She has served as a noted activist and social critic and has taught at numerous colleges. Hooks uses her great-grandmother's name to write under as a tribute to her ancestors. Hooks writes daring and controversial works that explore African-American female identities. In works such as Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism and Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black, she points out how…