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Afro-American women writers, 1746-1933 : an anthology and critical guide

Author: Ann Allen Shockley
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, ©1988.
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Works of Afro-American women writers reflect the climate of their period in American history.
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
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Afro-American women writers, 1746-1933.
Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, c1988
(OCoLC)571050719
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Allen Shockley
ISBN: 0816188238 9780816188239
OCLC Number: 17301006
Description: xxviii, 465 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Colonial period to the Civil War, 1746-1862. Chronology of writings --
Bars fight / Lucy Terry Prince --
On being brought from Africa to America ; To S.M., a young African painter, on seeing his works ; On imagination ; A funeral poem on the death of C.E., an infant of twelve months / Phillis Wheatley --
To the first of August ; Advice to young ladies ; Forget me not ; Education / Ann Plato --
Mrs. Elaw / Zilpha Elaw --
My call to preach the gospel / Jarena Lee --
Her return back to Jamaica, and the state of things at that time / Nancy Gardener Prince --
The slave mother ; The two offers / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper --
Emancipation day on St. Helena Island ; A parting hymn ; The angel's visit / Charlotte L. Forten (Grimké) --
A new home for me / Harriet E. Adams Wilson --
The jealous mistress / Harriet Ann Jacobs [Linda Brent, pseud.] Reconstruction to the end of the century, 1868-1899. Chronology of writings. The council-chamber--President Lincoln / Frances Anne Rollin Whipper [Frank A. Rollin, pseud.] --
The secret history of Mrs. Lincoln's wardrobe in New York / Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley --
De Verne or Herbert--which? / Clarissa Minnie Thompson --
Churches and religion / Miss Garrison --
The reunion / Amelia Etta Hall Johnson --
To Whittier ; The Black Sampson / Josephine Delphine Henderson Heard --
Joy and sorrow / Emma Dunham Kelley Hawkins [Forget-me-not, pseud.] --
Aunt Lindy : a story founded on real life / Victoria Earle Matthews --
School-girl notions ; A double standard / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper --
The higher education of women / Anna Julia Haywood Cooper --
The general conference at Nashville--
/ Amanda Berry Smith --
Gerarda ; Tribute / Eloise Bibb Thompson --
Marguerite Earle / Marie Louise Burgess --
The case stated / Ida Bell Wells-Barnett [Iola, pseud.] --
Tony's wife ; I sit and sew / Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson. Pre-World War I to the New Negro Movement, 1900-1923. Chronology of writings. The sewing-circle / Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins --
The muse's favor ; Knight of my maiden love / Priscilla Jane Thompson --
On Morris and other islands ; Thoughts on present conditions / Susie Baker King Taylor --
Uncle Rube on the race problem / Clara Ann Thompson --
Verses to my heart's-sister ; The enchanted shell / Henrietta Cordelia Ray --
Home life / Maud Cuney Hare --
Voices ; Fancies / Olivia Ward Bush Banks --
The heart of a woman ; I want to die while you love me ; Old love letters ; Cosmopolite / Georgia Blanche Douglas Camp Johnson --
John Vance / Sarah Lee Levy Lindo McDowell Brown Fleming --
"Mammy" / Charlotte Hawkins Brown --
Grass fingers ; A Mona Lisa ; At April / Angelina Weld Grimké --
The little orphan / Zara Wright --
Little Silas / Mary Etta Spencer --
The cloud with a silver lining / Lillian E. Wood The New Negro Movement, 1924-1933. Chronology of writings. Rejection / Jessie Redmon Fauset Harris --
The abyss / Nella Marian Larsen Imes.
Responsibility: [edited by] Ann Allen Shockley.

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Works of Afro-American women writers reflect the climate of their period in American history.

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