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Reconstructing womanhood : the emergence of the Afro-American woman novelist

Author: Hazel V Carby
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
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Covering the period between the 1850s and the turn of the century, this study of 19th century narratives depicts an era of intense cultural and political activity when Afro-American women first began  Read more...

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Named Person: Nella Larsen; Harriet A Jacobs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel V Carby
ISBN: 019504164X 9780195041644 0195060717 9780195060713
OCLC Number: 15550785
Description: 223 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Hear my voice, ye careless daughters --
Slave and mistress --
Of lasting service for the race --
In the quiet, undisputed dignity of my womanhood --
Of what use is fiction? --
All the fire and romance --
The quicksands of representation .
Responsibility: Hazel V. Carby.
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"The best book I have read on this topic. Clear, well-researched, and well-written. Clarifies huge historical, political, and cultural issues."--Dan Fineman, Occidental College"A landmark Read more...

 
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