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Nine Black women : an anthology of nineteenth-century writers from the United States, Canada, Bermuda, and the Caribbean

Author: Moira Ferguson
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Nine Black Women brings together for the first time work by some of the earliest black women writers from the Eastern and Western Caribbean, Bermuda, Canada, and the United States. The writings here represent a variety of genres, regions, professions, and political perspectives and provide a glimpse into the lives of women, slave and free, who coped with extreme racism and sexism." "With an introduction that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Moira Ferguson
ISBN: 0415919045 9780415919043 0415919053 9780415919050
OCLC Number: 37238992
Description: xvi, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Hart sisters. Hymns. Weary world, when will it end ; O thou whose ear attends the softest prayer! ; Poem. On the death of the Rev. Mr. Cook ; Letter to a friend ; Excerpts from correspondence with a cousin, Miss Lynch / Elizabeth Hart Thwaites. from History of Methodism ; from Memoir of John Gilbert / Anne Hart Gilbert --
from The history of Mary Prince / Mary Prince --
from Wonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands / Mary Jane Grant Seacole --
from Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Harriet Ann Jacobs --
from Our Nig; or, Sketches from the life of a free black, in a two-story white house / Harriet E. Adams Wilson --
from Religious experience and journal of Mrs. Jarena Lee / Jarena Lee --
from A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince / Nancy Gardner Prince. Personal letter. to Professor G. Whipple ; Editorials from the Provincial Freeman. Anti-slavery relations ; The humbug of reform ; A bazaar in Toronto for Frederick Douglass's paper, etc. ; The Emigration Convention ; Intemperance ; The Presidential election in the United States ; A good boarding house greatly needed by the colored citizens ; Obstacles to the progress of colored Canadians ; Sermon. Open letter or circular from the Vigilance Committee ; Open letter to the Anglo-African / Mary Ann Shadd Cary.
Other Titles: 9 black women
Responsibility: edited and introduced by Moira Ferguson.
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This is the first anthology to bring together the writings of the earliest black women writers in the East and West Caribbean, Bermuda, Canada, the US and England.  Read more...

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