""The Oprah Phenomenon is a fascinating blend of approaches and voices and will undoubtedly be a lively contributor to the scholarly conversation about Oprah"--Dr. Cecilia Konchar Farr, author of "Reading Oprah: How Oprah's Book Club Changed the Way America Reads"" --
About the Author
Jennifer Harris is assistant professor of English at Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada. She has published articles in several journals, including African American Review and The Journal of American Culture, and books, including Searching the Soul of Ally McBeal: Critical Essays. Elwood Watson, associate professor of history at East Tennessee State University, is the editor of several books, including "There She Is, Miss America": The Politics of Sex, Beauty, and Race in America's Most Famous Pageant and Searching the Soul of Ally McBeal: Critical Essays.