Document Type


Publication Date

Summer 2004

Scholarship Domain(s)

Scholarship of Discovery


Southern women writers of literature uncover family secrets of dysfunction, abuse, violence and hierarchical rigidity as seen in the works of Eudora Welty, Zora Neale Hurston and Alice Walker.


Selected works of literature... give readers an opportunity to work within a plausible system of social spaces that break out of abusive power relations.