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Joyce Hope Scott


Ph.D., Boston University, 1980
M.A., Northeastern University, 1973
B.S., Northeastern University, 1970

Academic Specializations
African, Caribbean, American, African-American Literature, Theatre, and Film; Black women writers

Selected Publications

  • "Refiguring Bakhtin's Carnivalesque and Toni Morrinson's Tar Baby and Song of Solomon" in The Cambridge Companion to Toni Morrison (forthcoming, Spring 2006)
  • "Alden Bland and the Chicago Renaissance" in Dictionary of Literary Biography, Gale Research Company (forthcoming)
  • Camel Tracks: Critical Perspectives on Sahelian Literature, Joyce Scott Hope and Debra Boyd-Buggs (eds.), (Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 2002)
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God: Teachers' Guide Grades 10 - 12, Education Archives, 1999
  • "The Animal Trickster as Political Satirist and Social Dissident" in The Growth of African Literature, no. 3, Edris Makard, et. al., eds. (Trenton, N.J.: Africa World Press, 1998)
  • "Official Language and Unofficial Reality: Aquiring Bilingual and Bicultural Fluency in A Southern Segregated Town" in The Real Ebonics Debate, Lisa Delpit and Theresa Perrs, eds. (Boston: Beacon Pres, 1998 1;