Alice Walker - The Color Purple
|Publication Date||July 2010|
|Formats||Hardcover Ebook Paperback|
|Series||Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism|
This Guide explores the range of key critical responses to Walker's novel, from contemporary reviews to 21st century readings. It examines coverage of various critical issues such as Walker's use of generic conventions, linguistic and narrative strategies, race, class, gender and sexual politics. Spielberg's film adaptation is also covered.