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Collected Black women's narratives

Collected Black women's narratives

Author: Anthony Gerard BarthelemyNancy PrinceLouisa PicquetBethany VeneySusie King TaylorAll authors
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Series: Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Four autobiographical narratives written by African-American women from 1853 to 1902.
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Genre/Form: Autobiography
Memoirs (form)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Gerard Barthelemy; Nancy Prince; Louisa Picquet; Bethany Veney; Susie King Taylor; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
ISBN: 0195052609 9780195052602 0195066693 9780195066692 0195052676 9780195052671
OCLC Number: 16527114
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 17 cm
Contents: A narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince (1853; originally published in 1850) / Nancy Prince --
Louisa Picquet, the octoroon: A tale of Southern Slave Life (1861) / Rev. H. Mattison, A.M. --
The narrative of Bethany Veney: A Slave Woman (1889) --
Reminiscences of my life in camp: With the 33d United States Colored Troops Late 1st S.C. Volunteers (1902) / Susie King Taylor.
Series Title: Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers.
Responsibility: with an introduction by Anthony G. Barthelemy.


Dating from 1853 to 1902, these autobiographical narratives give us a keen insight into four vastly different lives in both freedom and slavery.  Read more...


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