Turpin, Cherie Ann
Cherie Ann Turpin is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of the District of Columbia. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Connecticut in 2005. Her areas of focus are Women’s Studies, African American.2010 0-7734-3839-4
This is a study of women writers of the African Diaspora and their articulation of the erotic as an important aspect of human experience beyond the limits and expectations of society. Within the imaginary scope of the works of Audre Lorde, Toni Morrison, and Dionne Brand, the erotic is made manifest through rewriting narrative and poetic form.