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

Main Author: Foster, Frances Smith.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1993]
Physical Description: x, 206 pages ; 25 cm.
Series: Blacks in the diaspora.
Item Description: Includes bibliographical references (pages [191]-199) and index.
Testing and testifying : the word, the other, and African American women writers -- "Sometimes by simile, a victory's won" -- Equal men but true women : ther 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.
Physical Description: x, 206 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages [191]-199) and index.
ISBN: 0253324092