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Critical Essays on Lucille Clifton's Work
 

Clifton, Lucille. "after oz (Poem)." 649-649.  Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.

Davis, Eisa. "LUCILLE CLIFTON AND SONIA SANCHEZ: a conversation." Callaloo 25.4 (2002): 1038. Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.

Grubin, Eve. "Mercy (Book)." Virginia Quarterly Review 80.4 (2004): 286-286. Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.

Holladay, Hilary. "Black Names in White Space: Lucille Clifton's South." Southern Literary Journal 34.2 (2002): 120 – 133. Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.
 
------------- “Our Lives Are Our Line and We Go On: Concentric Circles of History in Lucille Clifton's Generations.” Xavier Review 19.2 (1999): 18 - 29.

Hull, Akasha. “In Her Own Images: Lucille Clifton and the Bible.”  Dwelling in Possibility : Women Poets and Critics on Poetry. Eds. Yopie Prins and Maeera Shreiber. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997. 273 - 95

Johnson, Dianne. “The Chronicling of an African-American Life and Consciousness: Lucille Clifton's Everett Anderson Series”. Children's Literature Association Quarterly 14.3 (1989 Winter): 174-178.

Johnson, Joyce. “The Theme of Celebration in Lucille Clifton's Poetry.” Pacific Coast Philology 18.1-2 (1983 Nov.): 70-76.

Jong, Erica. “Three Sisters.” Parnassus: Poetry in Review 1. (1972): 77-88.
Kriner, Tiffany Eberle. "Conjuring Hope in a Body: Lucille Clifton's Eschatology." Christianity & Literature 54.2 (2005): 185-208. Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.
 
"Lazarus." 981,  Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007,  http://search.ebscohost.com.

Lazer, Hank. “Blackness Blessed: The Writings of Lucille Clifton.” The Southern Review 25.3 (1989 Summer ): 760-770.

Madhubuti, Haki. “Lucille Clifton: Warm Water, Greased Legs, and Dangerous Poetry.” Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation. Ed. Mari Evans. Garden City, NY: Anchor-Doubleday, 1984.150 -160.

Mance, Ajuan Maria. “Relocating the Black Female Subject : The Landscape of the Body in the Poems of Lucille Clifton.” In Recovering the Black Female Body: Self-Representations by African American Women. Eds.  Michael Bennett and Vanessa D. Dickerson. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2001.123-40.

Ostriker, Alicia. “Kin and Kin: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton.” The American Poetry Review 22.6 (1993 Nov-Dec): 41-48.

Ray, David. "For Lucille Clifton." 354-355. MELUS, [YEAR]. Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.

Schreibman, Susan and Rosa Lentini. “Siete poetas norteamericanas actuales: May Swenson, Denise Levertov, Maxine Kumin, Adrienne Rich, Linda Pasatan, Lucille Clifton, Carolyn Forcé.” Pamplona: Pamiela, 1991 (Spanish). 

Wall, Cheryl A. "Lucille Clifton: Defining What American Poetry Is." Contemporary Literature 46.3 (2005): 541-543. Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.

Wall, Cheryl A. "Sifting legacies in Lucille Clifton's Generations." Contemporary Literature 40.4 (1999): 552-72.
Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.

White, Mark Bernard. “Sharing the Living Light: Rhetorical, Poetic, and Social Identity in Lucille Clifton.” CLA Journal 40.3 (1997 Mar): 288-304.

Whitley, Edward. “Lucille Clifton (1936- ).” African American Autobiographers: A Sourcebook. Ed. Emmanuel S. Nelson. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2002. 68-72.

Whitley, Edward. "'A Long Missing Part of Itself': Bringing Lucille Clifton's Generations into American Literature." MELUS 26.2 (2001): 47. Academic Search Premier. 26 January 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com.

 
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