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Written by herself : literary production by African American women, 1746-1892

Author: Frances Smith Foster
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora.
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Beginning with the earliest extant writings, the author frames her textual analyses within the writers' social and literary contexts. She begins with the oral histories of Alice, a slave born in  Read more...

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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Foster, Frances Smith.
Written by herself.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 92023916
(OCoLC)26216946
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Smith Foster
ISBN: 0585025088 9780585025087
OCLC Number: 42854267
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 206 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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.
Series Title: Blacks in the diaspora.
Responsibility: Frances Smith Foster.

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