Inventing black women : African American women poets and self-representation, 1877-2000 /

From Book Jacket Insert: Inventing Black Women fills important gaps in our understanding of how African American women poets have resisted those conventional notions of gender and race that limit the visibility of Black female subjects. The first historical and thematic survey of African American...

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Main Author: Mance, Ajuan Maria.
Format: Book
Published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2007.
Edition:1st ed.
Online Access:Table of contents only 
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction. Invisible Bodies, Invisible Work: Nineteenth-Century American Womanhood and the Pastoral of the American Homescape
  • 1. A "Sole and Earnest Endeavor": African American Women's Poetry in the Late Nineteenth Century
  • 2. The Black Woman as Object and Symbol: African American Women Poets in the Harlem Renaissance
  • 3. Revolutionary Dreams: African American Women Poets in the Black Arts Movement
  • 4. Locating the Black Female Subject: Late-Twentieth-Century African American Women Poets and the Landscape of the Body
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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