WALKER, ALICE, 1944-
Letters to John Ferrone,
Letters to John Ferrone, 1976-1990
Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/900g7
Table of Contents
|Creator:||Walker, Alice, 1944-|
|Title:||Letters to John Ferrone, 1976-1990|
|Call Number:||Manuscript Collection No. 1104|
|Extent:||.5 linear ft. (1 box)|
|Abstract:||Correspondence from African American writer Alice Walker to her editor, John Ferrone, in addition to some writings and photographs.|
|Language:||Materials entirely in English.|
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[after identification of item(s)], Letters to John Ferrone, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Jenni Brady, April 2009.
Alice Walker (1944-), African American poet, novelist, and activist. Walker has written numerous essays, novels, and collections of poetry. Her novel The Color Purple, published in 1982, won both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award. John Ferrone served as Alice Walker's editor at Harcourt, Brace and Jovanovich.
Scope and Content Note
The collection primarily consists of correspondence from Alice Walker to John Ferrone, in addition to copies of his correspondence to her, from 1976-1990. The correspondence pertains largely to her writings, including The Color Purple, Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful, and other short pieces. Also present in the correspondence are typescript drafts of some of these works. The photographs present in this series span the 1980s and are largely of Alice Walker herself.
Arranged by record type.
- African American women authors.
- African American women poets.
- American literature--African American authors.
- American poetry--African American authors.
|1||10||Purple flowers, [circa 1981]|
|1||11||Alice Walker, 1982|
|1||12||Alice Walker, 1984|
|1||13||Alice Walker and John Ferrone, 1985|
|1||14||Alice Walker, 1985|
|1||15||Alice Walker, 1987|