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This Woman's Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell

Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell


This Woman’s Work: The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell is a social history and critical biography based on the life of award-winning writer Bebe Moore Campbell. This manuscript examines Bebe Moore Campbell’s life and activism in two periods: first, as a student at the University of Pittsburgh during the 1960s Black Student Movement; and second, as a mental health advocate near the end of her life in 2006. Primarily known as a bestselling novelist, Campbell’s first and final novels, Your Blues Ain’t Like Mine (1992) and 72 Hour Hold (2005) reveal a direct relationship to her lesser- ... More

Keywords: Bebe Moore Campbell, Social Activism, African American Writer, Bridge Leadership, Frame Shifting

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781496807588
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2018 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496807588.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell, author