jueves, mayo 10, 2007
Walker sprouted in Eatonton ( Georgia, United Stated ) and your family has bleed |cherokee|, Scotch and Irish.
Walker was gotten married to the activist Mel Leventhal from 1967 to 1976 and the pair had a daughter.
The influence of your editar mother
Went the eighth and last daughter of Willie reads Walker and Minnie Talulah Grant, that it were grandchilds of slaves and partners in the small agricultural southern community and it lived in a small cattle-breeding ranch. According to it indicates Alborch typical Granada villa $6 , citizens of the dedicated world to this author, the Wlaker relations with your father were conflicting, specially when the youth showed interest for the intellectual works.
Your mother is dedicated to the domestic service and also it was seamstress. It does not support the bad treatments and it is left of house of your own father, that it tried to treats the wrong. This appear indicate that your mother could be the figure in which it is inspired to design to frieze of glazed tiles, the protagonist of your main novel.
Moreover, your mother-it does not know if in a conscious way or not-appeared point out you the destiny when, after saving during a lot of time, gave you three objects: a sewing machine that permits you is independent, an unskilled bullfighter in order that travelled and returned and a typewriter.
The trauma of the editar blindness
When to the 8 years played with your brothers to Indian and cowboy-linked, one of them flew off the handle at a shotgun of shots and stopped to Walker twisted for life. For the writer this one went a happening that marked your life because your family treated the event as an accident while that she considered it a totally deliberate act.
For other side, the scar stopped in it a deep feeling of ugliness, isolation and loneliness and it is discriminated |vio| for other childrens and young due to it, by feeling unable to watch to the eyes to other peoples. Probably this had influence of several forms in your literature, since, in your opinion, your development as writer started because could be remained out and observe. That is to say, the wound provided you conscience and lucidity.
Carmen Alborh points out moreover that the characters of your novels attend to crowd of matters ( social, political, economic or cultural, between other ), but these to circumstanciate they moves with an internal impulse: the conscience. For it, the question that it repeats oneself in the work of Walker is how change the peoples and what does change you.
Walker has written write novels, stories, trials and books of poems. Your writings are accustomed to center in the fights of the afro-americans, specially the women, and your testimony against the racists, |sexistas| societies and violent. Also writes on the paper of the black woman in the culture and the history.
The editar purple color
In 1982 , Walker publishes the one which out your work more acquaintance, the epistolary novel the purple color. It deals with of the history of a young black woman fighting not only against the racism of the white culture but also against the attitudes fomented from the black patriarchate. Those of this book it went an absolute commercial success. It finished by converting in a |seller| |best| that in 1985 see your directed cinematography sequel for Steven Spielberg, in which herself took charge of adapt the cross, and your sequel as musical of Broadway in 2005.
Besides the Pulizter premium in 1983, also earned the American Book Award for this book.
On the other hand, the book has received numerous criticisms centered in the image that the book poses as the Afro-American men. Any time published, it had criticisms on the profiles of the masculine characters since they are described as abusive persons ( in the case of Alber/Mr ) or buffoon ( as your Harpo stepson ). The criticisms intensified when the |vio| film the light, since the weft of this stops a significant part of the book counting a reconciliation between Albert and Celie, the protagonist.
Walker is a very respected figure in the political community liberal for your support to the unpopular sights and |inconvencionales| as you begin personnel. It is obvious openly as bisexual and leans the fees of the peoples as for the sexual, ethnic or racial diversity.
Your main influence went the Howard Zinn activist, one of the teachers of the Spelman Collage where she studied. She passed several years in the decade of the 60 working as activist for the civil rightses. It has implied contradiction in causes as the environmental, the feminist, those of the fees of the animals, against the indigestion of Cuba and against the genital feminine mutilation.