The Portable Nineteenth-century African American Women Writers

The Portable Nineteenth-century African American Women Writers

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A landmark collection documenting the social, political, and artistic lives of African American women throughout the tumultuous nineteenth century. This volume comprises work from forty-nine writers arranged into sections of memoir, poetry, and essays on feminism, education, and the legacy of African American women writers, featuring well-known writers like Sojourner Truth, Hannah Crafts, and Harriet Jacobs, as well as lesser-known writers like Ella Sheppard, who offers a firsthand account of life in the world-famous Fisk Jubilee Singers.
Publisher: New York :, Penguin Books,, [2017]
ISBN: 9780143105992
Characteristics: xl, 613 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Personal accounts of abolition and freedom
Fugitives and emigrants: moving west and north
Northern women and the post-war South
Memoirs: looking back
Poetry, drama, and fiction
Women addressing women: addresses and essays
Education and social reform
Women memorializing women.
Summary: A landmark collection documenting the social, political, and artistic lives of African American women throughout the tumultuous nineteenth century. This volume comprises work from forty-nine writers arranged into sections of memoir, poetry, and essays on feminism, education, and the legacy of African American women writers, featuring well-known writers like Sojourner Truth, Hannah Crafts, and Harriet Jacobs, as well as lesser-known writers like Ella Sheppard, who offers a firsthand account of life in the world-famous Fisk Jubilee Singers.

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