ABSTRACT This dissertation focuses on Anne Moody's use of the autobiographical genre as an extension of her political activism. Noting consistent values and conventions that govern the writing of political activists, this study asserts that Moody's narrative is best situated in the genre of political autobiography--a term coined by Angela Davis. Using Margo V.
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- African American Studies
- American Literature
- Women's Studies
- Black power
- Civil rights movements
- political autobiography
- resistance literature
- African American women political activists--Biography--History and criticism.
- African American women political activists
- African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi.
- African Americans
- Autobiography--Political aspects.
- Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2011Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 152-156)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: English