Thursday, July 9, 2009

Color Online: Literature & Women Studies

Quiz #54
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Born July 7, 1915- November 30, 1998
Birmingham, AL

When I was about eight, I decided that the most wonderful thing, next to a human being, was a book.~Margaret Walker

"After completing her tenure with the WPA in 1939, [she] returned to school, entering the Creative Writing Program at the University of Iowa, where she earned a Master of Arts degree in 1940 and, later, a Ph.D. in 1965. In 1941, [fill in the blank] began teaching at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina."

Who is she? Margaret Walker
Modern American Poetry

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TereLiz said...

New Orleans' own Margaret Walker! Okay, we'll let Alabama claim her, too. ;)

Great quiz!

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Color Online said...


TereLiz said...


I really should read Jubilee again, NOT for college.

Doret said...

Shamed to say, I haven't read Jubilee.

Beverly said...

I am excited about the fact that she taught at Livingston College as my grandson will be attending starting this fall.