Date of Award

Spring 2000

Document Type

Restricted Thesis

Terms of Use

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Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts


Black Studies Program, English Literature Department

First Advisor

Sarah Willie-LeBreton


African American Women's Poetry, race literature, memory, African American Woman's Aesthetic, poetic voice