Mississippi Delta Women in Prism

Cover of: Mississippi Delta Women in Prism | Claire T. Feild

Published by Court Street Press .

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  • American - General,
  • Poetry

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Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL12325904M
ISBN 101588380386
ISBN 109781588380388

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Mississippi Delta Women in Prism Paperback – March 1, by Claire T. Feild (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1).

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In her debut collection, Claire T. Feild offers narrative poems about women living in the Mississippi Delta in the s and the early s. Many of the poems speak of proprieties revered by these women during a time of placidity that eventually sparked radical change.

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Claire T. Feild Poet and educator Claire T. Feild grew up in Yazoo City, Mississippi, where she was born Octo She received a bachelor’s degree in at the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus and a master of education degree from Mississippi State University in The early tradition.

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Holland's mother, a respected "granny midwife", instilled in her children a proud heritage: to have a dream, to aspire to "be Somebody". But in a time and place where poverty, illiteracy, and unemployment were the norm for black people, the advice wasn't easy to live by.

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Feild (NewSouth Books). A Multitude of Sins: Stories, by Richard Ford (Knopf). Majesty of the Mississippi Delta, by Jim Fraiser (Pelican).

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