Written by herself literary production by African American women, 1746-1892 / Frances Smith Foster

Author(s): Foster, Frances Smith
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American literature--African American authors--History and criticism
American literature--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--History and criticism
American literature--Women authors--History and criticism
American literature--19th century--History and criticism
African American women--Intellectual life
African American women in literature
African Americans in literature
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1993
Series: Blacks in the diaspora
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: x, 206 p. ; 25 cm
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 92023916 (OCoLC)26216946
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 92023916
ISBN: 0585025088 (electronic bk.)
ISBN: 0253324092
ISBN: 025320786X
Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-199) and index
Contents: Testing and testifying : the word, the other, and African American women writers -- "Sometimes by simile, a victory's won" : Lucy Terry Prince and Phillis Wheatley -- Equal men but true women : the post-revolution literature -- "Great liberty in the gospel" : Jarena Lee's religious experiences, life, and journal -- Gendered writing for promiscuous audiences : African American women's literature in the antebellum period -- Writing across the color line : Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the life of a slave girl -- Romance and scandal in a postbellum slave narrative : Elizabeth Keckley's Behind the scenes -- Doers of the word : the reconstruction poetry of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- Confrontation and community in Octavia Victoria Rogers Albert's The house of bondage -- "A woman question and a race problem" : The Black woman's era
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries
OCLC Number: 42854267
ISBN/ISSN: 0585025088
0253324092
025320786X