The Street


  • Condon, Garret “Ann Petry,” Hartford Courant Northeast, November 8, 1992
  • Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1988.
  • Hernton, Calvin (1987). The Sexual Mountain and Black Women Writers. Anchor Press. ISBN 0-385-23921-1. 
  • Holladay, Hilary (1996). Ann Petry. Twayne Publishers. ISBN 978-0-8057-7842-7. 
  • McKay, Nellie. "Ann Petry's The Street and The Narrows: A Study of the Influence of Class, Race, and Gender on Afro-American Women's Lives." Women and War. Ed. Maria Diedrich and Dorothea Fischer-Hornung. New York: Berg, 1990.
  • Petry, Elisabeth, ed. Can Anything Beat White? A Black Family’s Letters. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. Author. At Home Inside: A Daughter's Tribute to Ann Petry. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008.
  • “English and the Urban Scene,” speech delivered to Hartford Public High school’s English Department and NDEA Institute of Trinity College, March 6, 1969

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