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KJLAN ust asRIDEqu icHORSES k asAT t hat, Miss Shug GARB ON NIGHT — AND INFAMOUS — FILM , B IRTH OF IN A STILL FROM THE FAMOUS rned ’em loose, let ’em drop to the ground, and with her foot A NATION. ipped the panties over to Ma-Ma, who put them in her pocket. ” Just as quick as that, Miss Shug rned ’em loose, let ’em drop to the ground, and with her foot ipped the panties over to Ma-Ma, who put them in her pocket. ” Jus48 t as quick as that, Miss Shug rned ’em loose, let ’em drop to the ground, and with her foot Chapter 2 Walker and Her Times AS ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT VOICES in black women’s literature, Alice Walker brings a wide array of historical and cultural information to her work, not all of which may be equally familiar to contemporary readers.
But The Color Purple is literature of the highest form. (White, 356–357). A recipient of the National Book Award and a New York Times best-seller, the novel established Walker as a household name. More importantly, it gave Walker the economic freedom so important to creative endeavors. Walker understood that money allowed artists to pursue their goals. Virginia Woolf is remembered for insisting that women artists needed “A Room of One’s Own” to create, but it is often forgotten that she insisted just as strongly on an independent income as a precondition for creative freedom.
In short order, these were followed by the collection of short stories You Can’t Keep a Good Woman Down. When one considers that all this was going on as she was writing The Color Purple, the achievement is more impressive and speaks to the creative fervor that California unleashed. The Color Purple Even in manuscript form, readers of the novel realized that they had something important in their hands. ” Gossip in the publishing industry was that “Alice Walker [had] delivered a ‘big book’” (White, 341).