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Scarlet Sister Mary

a novel

by Julia Mood Peterkin

  • 336 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • African American women -- Fiction.,
    • Plantation workers -- Fiction.,
    • South Carolina -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Julia Peterkin ; foreword by A.J. Verdelle.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3531.E77 S37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxv, 11-345 p. ;
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL682249M
      ISBN 100820319562
      LC Control Number97028924

      Scarlet Sister Mary, Julia Peterkin’s third book, would sell more than a million copies, its notoriety fueled by tensions between Pulitzer jurors and the Advisory Board of the Columbia University School of Journalism, an overhyped library ban and a stage adaptation starring . Scarlet Sister Mary is a novel by Julia Peterkin. It won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in It was called obscene and banned at the public library in Gaffney, South Carolina. The Gaffney Ledger newspaper, however, serially published the complete book.

      Julia Peterkin (Octo – Aug ) was an American author from South Carolina. In she won the Pulitzer Prize for Novel/Literature, for her novel Scarlet Sister Mary. She wrote several novels about the plantation South, especially the Gullah people of the Low Country. She was one of the few white authors who wrote about the African-American mater: Converse College.   Julia Peterkin’s Scarlet Sister Mary won the Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in , an award that apparently engendered some controversy, as the jury’s chairperson recommended a different book (John Rathbone Oliver’s Victim and Victor) and resigned in protest when Peterkin historical record on this is spotty, and it’s unclear if Burton resigned because he disagreed with the.

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Written by former plantation mistress Julia Peterkin, Scarlet Sister Mary is a novel of intellect, individualism, coltish word play, tradition and most importantly, respect. The novel, like, Their Eyes Were Watching God and The Color Purple, is written in an old southern vernacular, and it tells the story of Sister Mary or Si May-e, a young and sprightly woman at the novel's start/5.

This is the story of a promiscuous black woman that lived somewhere around Scarlet Mary had nine children by nine different men but she was a very good mother that loved and cared for her children. Peterkin’s free flowing writing style makes this little book a quick read; perhaps it’s only quality/5(20).

This is the story of a promiscuous black woman that lived somewhere around Scarlet Mary had nine children by nine different men but she was a very good mother that loved and cared for her children.

Peterkin’s free flowing writing style makes this little book a quick read; perhaps it’s only quality/5(18). This is a book that won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction.

It tells the story of Southern Life and describes the life of Mary who still lives in the Blue Brook Plantation. She doesn't have any 3/5(4).

Scarlet Sister Mary is Peterkin’s third novel. Naturally, it caused quite a controversy upon its release. First, Dr. Richard S. Burton, chair of the Pulitzer fiction jury, nominated Victim and Victor by John Rathbone Oliver to win the Pulitzer inand he even delivered a public speech praising the book.

However, Columbia’s School of. Book Title: Scarlet Sister Mary The author of the book: Julia Peterkin Edition: University of Georgia Press The size of the: KB City - Country: No data Date of issue: January 1st ISBN: ISBN Language: English Format files: PDF Loaded: times Reader ratings: Scarlet Sister Mary shocked readers with its sensual portrayal of a black woman's private life, but it was universally lauded for its honesty and courage.

The first edition sold more than one million copies worldwide, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in I Am the Maker of All Sweetened Possum Poetry Found in Scarlet Sister Mary.

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Scarlet Sister Mary Review This book is about an African American girl, Mary, who lives in a community that is an old plantation, several decades after slavery is abolished. The big house of the plantation is run down and not in use anymore but there is a community that lives in the old slave quarters.

Overall it seems like a happy life they have. Cite this book. Request an exam or desk copy. Scarlet Sister Mary. A Novel. Julia Peterkin. Foreword by A.

Verdelle. Skip to. Description; Reviews; Julia Peterkin pioneered in demonstrating the literary potential for serious depictions of the African American experience. Rejecting the prevailing sentimental stereotypes of her times, she. Let me put it to you this way: Scarlet Sister Mary is an odd duck of a book.

It was The Scarlet Letter from a black perspective, Margaret Mead dressed up in Margaret Mitchell’s clothing, a predecessor to Geraldine Brooks’s masquerade ball, the basic.

The description of Mary as "Scarlet Sister" reflects the basic conflict in the novel as Mary is torn between her desire to be a member in good standing in the church and a. Written by former plantation mistress Julia Peterkin, Scarlet Sister Mary is a novel of intellect, individualism, coltish word play, tradition and most importantly, respect.

The novel, like, Their Eyes Were Watching God and The Color Purple, is written in an old southern vernacular, and it tells the story of Sister Mary or Si May-e, a young and sprightly woman at the novel's start.5/5(4).

Scarlet Sister Mary book won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. To find the market value for this book, click on the pre-filled eBay, AbeBooks, or Biblio links to the right and look for comparable listings that have all of these first edition points.

Picture of the first edition dust jacket for Scarlet Sister Mary. The Airplane Edition of Scarlet Sister Mary was signed by Julia Peterkin on a special hand-numbered bound-in page. According to Publishers Weekly (October ), only 3, copies of.

Scarlet Sister Mary Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Notes. No TOC page. Access-restricted-item true Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by [email protected] on Novem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Hardcover.

Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. pages. Julia Peterkin was an American author from South Carolina. In she won the Pulitzer Prize for Novel/Literature, for her novel Scarlet Sister Mary.

She wrote several novels about the plantation South, especially the Gullah people of the Low Country. First edition thus. Scarlet Sister Mary follows Mary, an orphan raised on an old cotton plantation by Maum Hannah, one of the pillars of the small plantation church. The community, which survives by continuing to grow cotton on the plantation for profit, revolves around the church, with a few exceptions, and so Mary gains the title ‘Sister’ when she becomes a.

Scarlet Sister Mary traces the life of Sis May-e (Mary Pinesett) as she grows from a young innocent to a mature woman who has known joy and sorrow in equal measure. How would you describe Sis May-e to a friend who has not read the novel. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Scarlet Sister Mary by Julia Mood Peterkin,Blakiston Co. edition, Scarlet Sister Mary ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by:. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Peterkin's most important book, with dialogue written in the Gullah dialect of South Carolina.

Very Good plus in an unclipped second state Very Good plus dust jacket. Light fading to the spine and topstain, with owner name to the second blank. Jacket is lightly rubbed, with mild wear at the Edition: First Edition.Sister Scarlet Mary Julia Peterkin, University of Georgia Press pp.

ISBN Summary Winner, Pulitizer Prize Julia Peterkin pioneered in demonstrating the literary potential for serious depictions of the African American experience.ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint.

Originally published: Indianapolis, Ind.: Bobbs-Merrill, Includes index.