The following entry presents criticism on Walkers novel The Color Purple (1982)
through 2001. For further information on her life and complete works, see CLC, .
Magill, Frank N., Masterplots: 2010 Plot Stories and Essay Reviews from the World's Fine Literature, Revised Edition
Plot synopses and brief critical evaluations of major works of international literature.
Purple the essays Literature on color Essays on true friendship life.
This section contains resources on literary terms, literary theory and schools of criticism, as well as resources on writing book reviews.This handout gives a rundown of some important terms and concepts used when talking and writing about literature. This resource will help you begin the process of understanding literary theory and schools of criticism and how they are used in the academy. This handout covers major topics relating to writing about fiction.