Written by herself literary production by African American women, 1746-1892 /
|Main Author:||Foster, Frances Smith.|
Indiana University Press,
x, 206 pages ; 25 cm.
Blacks in the diaspora.
Table of Contents:
- 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.