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Sapphire

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195138832
e-ISBN: 9780199916498
Sapphire

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One of the most pervasive and persistent stereotypes of African American women, Sapphire is an overly aggressive, domineering, emasculating female.

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Subjects: Literary Studies (African American Literature) ; History

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