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Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement$
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Carmen L. Phelps

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781617036804

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781617036804.001.0001

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Mixing Metaphors

Mixing Metaphors

Spirituality, Environmentalism, and Dystopia in Carolyn Rodgers’s and Angela Jackson’s Postrace Black Art

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(p.146) Chapter Six Mixing Metaphors
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Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement
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Carmen L. Phelps

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781617036804.003.0007

This chapter discusses the legacies left behind by the Black Arts Movement (BAM) in the postrace era. The writers Carolyn Rodgers, Angela Jackson, and Sterling Plumpp all pointed out that the movement had a lasting impact on their lives, fostering their growth as writers, allowing them to have prolific careers even beyond the time of BAM. Artists such as Rodgers, Jackson, and Plumpp continued to reprise the ideals embodied by BAM in their recent works, further advancing the evolution of the Black Arts aesthetic.

Keywords:   aesthetic, Black Arts, Black Arts Movement, Carolyn Rodgers, Angela Jackson, Sterling Plumpp

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