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

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Main Author: Foster, Frances Smith
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1993.
Series:Blacks in the diaspora.
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245 1 0 |a Written by herself :  |b literary production by African American women, 1746-1892 /  |c Frances Smith Foster. 
260 |a Bloomington :  |b Indiana University Press,  |c c1993. 
300 |a x, 206 p. ;  |c 25 cm. 
490 1 |a Blacks in the diaspora 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-199) and index. 
505 0 |a 1. Testing and Testifying: The Word, the Other, and African American Women Writers -- 2. "Sometimes by Simile, a Victory's Won": Lucy Terry Prince and Phillis Wheatley -- 3. Equal Men but True Women: The Post-Revolution Literature -- 4. "Great Liberty in the Gospel": Jarena Lee's Religious Experiences, Life, and Journal -- 5. Gendered Writing for Promiscuous Audiences: African American Women's Literature in the Antebellum Period -- 6. Writing across the Color Line: Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl -- 7. Romance and Scandal in a Postbellum Slave Narrative: Elizabeth Keckley's Behind the Scenes -- 8. Doers of the Word: The Reconstruction Poetry of Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- 9. Confrontation and Community in Octavia Victoria Rogers Albert's The House of Bondage -- 10. "A Woman Question and a Race Problem": The Black Woman's Era. 
650 0 |a American literature  |x Afro-American authors  |x History and criticism 
650 0 |a American literature  |y Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775  |x History and criticism 
650 0 |a American literature  |x Women authors  |x History and criticism 
650 0 |a American literature  |y 19th century  |x History and criticism 
650 0 |a Afro-American women  |x Intellectual life 
650 0 |a Afro-American women in literature 
650 0 |a Afro-Americans in literature 
830 0 |a Blacks in the diaspora. 
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