Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought

Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought

The first comprehensive collection to trace the development of African-American feminist thought....

Title:Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781565842564
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    Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought Reviews

  • Wariesi

    I enjoyed this reader but I didn't appreciate that it was written ONLY for African-American women. The anthology would have been more comprehensive had it included the experiences of Black women aroun...

  • Renee P

    Words of Fire: An Anthology of African-American Feminist Thought approaches the topic of African-American intellectual thought by examining the writings and work of women working toward racial and gen...

  • Kate Savage

    A powerful gathering of the words of black women in the U.S., fighting for their own liberation. The essays begin in the 1830s and continue through 1995. I would love to read a second volume for the q...

  • Martha

    I keep starting and deleting this review, because all the superlatives I try sound empty and cliched. It is great, though. Really great. And inspiring, and infuriating, and lots of other adjectives. W...

  • Ernest Sneed

    A good introduction to African American feminist history and philosophy. The essays cover the time period of 1830's to 1990's. An impressive collection of essays on racism, sexism, and class and how t...

  • Megan Sanks

    These fiery words drew me in and made me grow....

  • Ashley

    Definetely a definitive piece....

  • Shelby

    Remarkable collection of essays from equally remarkable women. I haven't read all of the selections but I am planning on finishing it up this summer....

  • Mills College Library

    305.48896 W924 1995...

  • Aitza

    This was required reading for an undergraduate seminar I took and I can say, purchasing this book instead of renting it was one of the best decisions I made. I very much appreciate the focus on Africa...