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Contested ‘‘Places’’ and Conflicted Nexuses in Gloria Naylor’s Linden Hills and Mairuth Sarsfield’s No Crystal Stair
Abstract

Gloria Naylor’s Linden Hills and Mairuth Sarsfield’s No Crystal Stair affirm African Americans’ and African Canadians’ fortitude at nexuses of resistance and oppression in the United States and Canada through portrayals of characters who refuse to allow their marginalized racial, class, and gender belongings to limit them, and who defiantly enact their ascendant aspirations.


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