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175 Activism, 21, 40, 43, 83, 89, 141, 153 Activist(s), vii, xi, xii, 15, 22, 34, 40, 43, 75, 126, 149, 153, 160, 170 Allison, Dorothy, on African American writers, viii, 28–30, 44 Characters: Anney Boatwright Waddell, ix, 9–10, 91, 133, 144–45, 170; Bone (Ruth Anne) Boatwright, ix, 4–6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 35, 52, 70, 79, 91, 92, 96, 119, 122, 123–24, 132, 144–45, 154, 155; Cissy Byrd, 52, 76, 79, 84, 86, 98, 134, 147; Delia Byrd, 52, 79, 83, 84, 85, 94, 98, 118, 119, 134, 135, 147; Glen Waddell, 4, 5, 9–10, 35, 118, 120, 131–33, 155. See also Character(s) Influences: James Baldwin, viii, 8–9, 14, 28, 132, 168, 173; Bertha Harris, 12–13, 17; Zora Neale Hurston, viii, 28; Audre Lord, x, 13, 33, 70; Toni Morrison, viii, 28, 29, 30, 37, 43, 80, 110; Alice Walker, viii, 28, 30, 144; Tennessee Williams, viii, 14, 31, 49, 168 Works: “A Bastard Out of Carolina” (story), 124; Bastard Out of Carolina, vii, ix, x, xi, 3, 4, 8–9, 12, 13, 14, 17, 21, 23, 24, 26, 29, 33, 35, 40, 44, 51, 52, 53, 62, 70, 71, 74, 75, 78, 79, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 90, 94, 96, 102, 116, 118, 119, 120, 122, 123, 132, 133, 134, 141, 144, 146, 147, 150, 152, 154, 155, 163, 170, 171; Cavedweller, vii, 3, 24, 39, 51, 75, 76, 79, 81, 82, 83–84, 90, 94, 97, 98, 102, 106, 118, 119, 134, 146, 147, 150, 152, 154; “Jason Who Will Be Famous” (story), 157; “Private Rituals” (story), 62, 125; “River of Names” (story), 13, 72, 115, 139; She Who, 152, 157, 159; Skin, Talking About Sex, Class, & Literature, vii, x, xi, 3, 21, 26, 33, 41, 53, 78, 79, 81, 86, 94, 102, 147, 150; Trash, vii, xi, 3, 5, 8, 21, 24, 26, 40, 46, 53, 60, 71, 75, 78, 79, 81, 102, 105, 108, 118, 122, 123, 141–43, 150, 171–72; Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, vii, xii, 70, 72, 73, 76, 79, 81, 94, 102, 108, 141, 145, 150; “Who I Am and Who I Think I Am” (article), 88; The Women Who Hate Me, 3, 4, 8, 21, 40, 46, 53, 71, 75, 79, 102, 118, 150. See also Writer(s); Writing Allison, Ruth Gibson, 72–74, 80. See also Mother Amazing Grace: A Feminist Magazine, x, 7, 130 Angelou, Maya, 172 Baldwin, James, viii, 8–9, 14, 28, 132, 168, 173 Baptist, x, 39, 42, 57, 61, 64, 69, 76, 99, 103, 109, 115, 125, 143, 169. See also Bible; Religion Barnard Conference, 19, 46–48 Index 176 INDEX Bastard, ix, 11, 72, 77, 107 Bastard Out of Carolina (film), 70, 75, 82, 83, 90–92 Bible, 37, 108, 167 Book clubs, 114 Caldwell, Erskine, 28 California, vii, 3, 14, 21, 39, 40, 41, 48, 53, 57, 71, 75, 79, 81, 94, 97, 102, 112, 129, 131, 134, 137, 138, 139, 151, 152, 157, 163 Capote, Truman, 172 Character(s), viii, ix, 4, 24, 37, 41, 44, 76, 77, 80, 96, 99, 106, 118, 119–20, 121, 122, 123, 131, 132, 133, 136, 144, 147, 150, 151, 153, 154, 157, 158, 174 Child(ren), xii, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 31, 32, 37, 38, 39, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, 54, 55, 57, 60, 62, 72, 73, 79, 80, 82, 84, 85, 95, 97, 98, 99, 100, 111, 112, 115, 125–26, 132, 133, 134, 137, 139–40, 142, 145, 147, 148, 155, 163, 169, 172 Childhood, ix, xiii, 19, 55, 61, 62, 64, 74, 83, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 100, 118, 128, 139, 154, 155, 172 Class, ix, xii, xiii, 15, 19, 21, 23, 30, 31, 32, 33, 48, 71, 102, 103, 108, 126, 168. See also Middle class; Working class Community, viii, ix, 10–11, 17–19, 31–32, 34–35, 41, 45, 60, 61, 63, 66, 90, 95, 112, 157, 170 Conditions magazine, 26 Dialect, viii, 29–30, 143. See also Speech Eroticism, 53, 59, 60, 63, 64; erotica, 23; homoerotic, 59; lesbo-erotic, 59. See also Sex Family, vii, viii, ix, x, 5, 7, 10, 12, 19, 21, 22–23, 25, 28, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 41–42, 44, 45, 48, 50, 54, 60, 61, 72–73, 74, 76, 77, 78, 80, 82, 83, 84, 85, 90, 92, 93–94, 95, 96...

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2012-12-20
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