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Jewelle Gomez papers,

Title
Jewelle Gomez papers, 1968-2010.
Author
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 790 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

Details

Description
.4 lin. ft. (one archival box.)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Articles.
  • Fiction.
  • Manuscripts.
  • Notebooks.
  • Plays.
  • Poems.
  • Reviews.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Speeches.
Source (note)
  • Jewelle Gomez
Biography (note)
  • Jewelle Gomez is a self-identified "Black", "Native", lesbian feminist poet, and playwright. She has published nine books, including three books of poetry, a novel, a play, an essay collection, and two books of collaboration. Gomez is best known for her double Lambda Award winning novel, "The Gilda Stories," and its subsequent theater adaptation, "Bones and Ash: A Gilda Story." Born in 1948, Gomez was raised in a poor, black neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, by her great-grandmother Grace, to whom she dedicated her first book of poetry, "The Lipstick Papers" (1980).
Call Number
Sc MG 790
Author
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-
Title
Jewelle Gomez papers, 1968-2010.
Summary
The Jewelle Gomez Papers include manuscripts, interviews, reviews, articles, speeches, and essays. The collection contains a photocopy of the original self-published book of poetry "The Lipstick Papers," and as well as versions of her play, "Waiting for Giovanni," which is based on James Baldwin's life right before the publication of his second and controversial novel, "Giovanni's Room" in 1956.
Biography
Jewelle Gomez is a self-identified "Black", "Native", lesbian feminist poet, and playwright. She has published nine books, including three books of poetry, a novel, a play, an essay collection, and two books of collaboration. Gomez is best known for her double Lambda Award winning novel, "The Gilda Stories," and its subsequent theater adaptation, "Bones and Ash: A Gilda Story." Born in 1948, Gomez was raised in a poor, black neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, by her great-grandmother Grace, to whom she dedicated her first book of poetry, "The Lipstick Papers" (1980).
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Black author.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 790
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