My soul is my own : oral narratives of African American women in the professions
Presents the lives of early 20th-century African-American women in a unique context - their own words. The women themselves are as extraordinary as the language they use to describe their experiences, at home, university and work.
Print Book, English, 1993
Routledge, New York, 1993
xvii, 213 pages ; 24 cm
9780415905596, 9780415905602, 0415905591, 0415905605
pt. I. Narrated Lives. 1. Nine Narratives
pt. II. Interpreting A Woman's Life. 2. "The Exception of the Exceptions": African American Women in Higher Education. 3. Climbing the Ladder of Success from the Bottom Rung: African American Women in the Professions. 4. African American Women's Oral Narratives as Autobiography: The Care and Feeding of "Mongrel Offspring" 5. Nappy at the Root: Speaking/Writing a Woman's Life. 6. Telling a Little Story: Organization and Structure in African American Women's Oral Narratives