Brown Girl, Brownstones
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Cover of Brown Girl, Brownstones (1959)
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Brown Girl, Brownstones is the first novel by the internationally recognized writer Paule Marshall, published in 1959. It is about Bajan immigrants in Brooklyn, New York. The book gained widespread recognition after it was reprinted in 1981 by the Feminist Press. It was dramatized by CBS Television Workshop in 1960.
- Martin, Japtok (Summer 1998). "Paule Marshall's Brown Girl, Brownstones: reconciling ethnicity and individualism". African American Review 32 (2): 305–315.
- Benston, Kimberly W. "Architectural Imagery and Unity in Paule Marshall's Brown Girl, Brownstones" Negro American Literature Forum, Vol. 9, No. 3 (Autumn, 1975), pp. 67–70.
- Hathaway, Heather, "From Dislocation to Dual Location: Paule Marshall's Brown Girl, Brownstones", in Caribbean Waves: Relocating Claude McKay and Paule Marshall, Indiana University Press, 1999, pp. 86-118.
- Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, ""Travellin’ woman", The Caribbean Review of Books, May 2010.
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