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Black women's intellectual traditions : speaking their minds

Author: Kristin Waters; Carol B Conaway
Publisher: Burlington, Vt. : University of Vermont Press ; Hanover : Published by University Press of New England, ©2007.
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An astonishing wealth of literary and intellectual work by nineteenth-century black women is being rediscovered and restored to print. This collection offers a commentary on this rich body of work  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Black women's intellectual traditions.
Burlington, Vt. : University of Vermont Press ; Hanover : Published by University Press of New England, c2007
(OCoLC)607673076
Online version:
Black women's intellectual traditions.
Burlington, Vt. : University of Vermont Press ; Hanover : Published by University Press of New England, c2007
(OCoLC)608166864
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Waters; Carol B Conaway
ISBN: 9781584656333 1584656336 9781584656340 1584656344
OCLC Number: 76140356
Description: xii, 462 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction / Carol B. Conaway and Kristin Waters --
pt. 1. Maria W. Stewart : black feminism in public places --
1. Maria W. Steward : America's first black woman political writer / Marilyn Richardson --
2. Maria W. Stewart and the rhetoric of black preaching : perspectives on womanism and black nationalism / Lena Ampadu --
3. A woman made of words : the rhetorical invention of Maria W. Stewart / Ebony A. Utley --
4. "No throw-away woman" : Maria W. Stewart as a forerunner of black feminist thought / R. Dianne Bartlow --
pt. 2. Incidents in the lives : free women and slaves --
5. "Hear my voice, ye careless daughters" : narratives of slave and free women before emancipation / Hazel v. Carby --
6. Literary societies : the work of self-improvement and racial uplift / Michelle N. Garfield --
7. "A sign unto this nation" : Sojourner Truth, history, orature, and modernity / Carla L. Peterson --
pt. 3. Harper, Hopkins, and Shadd Cary : writing our way to freedom --
8. Narrative patternings of resistance in Frances E.W. Harper's Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins' Contending Forces / Vanessa Holford Diana --
9. "We are all bound up together" : Frances Harper and feminist theory / Valerie Palmer-Mehta --
10. Mary Ann Shadd Cary : a visionary of the black press / Carol B. Conaway. pt. 4. Anna Julia Cooper : a voice --
11. Anna Julia Cooper : a voice from the South / Mary Helen Washington --
12. A singing something : womanist reflections on Anna Julia Cooper --
13. Arguing from difference : Cooper, Emerson, Guizot, and a more harmonious America / Janice W. Fernheimer --
pt. 5. Leadership, activism, and the genius of Ida B. Wells --
14. I rose and found my voice: " claiming "voice" in the rhetoric of Ida B. Wells / Olga Idrissa Davis --
15. The emergence of a black feminist leadership model : African-American women and political activism in the nineteenth century / Melina Abdullah --
16. Shadowboxing : liberation limbos --
Ida B. Wells / Joy James --
pt. 6. Black feminist theory : from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first --
17. Some core themes of nineteenth-century feminism / Kristin Waters --
18. The politics of black feminist thought / Patricia Hill Collins --
19. Black feminist theory : charting a course for black women's studies in political science / Evelyn M. Simien --
Selected bibliography --
Notes on contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Kristin Waters and Carol B. Conaway.
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