The portable nineteenth-century African American women writers /

"Edited by Hollis Robbins and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this collection comprises work from forty-nine writers arranged into sections of memoir, poetry, and essays on feminism, education, and the legacy of African American women writers. Many of these pieces engage with social movements like abolition... Full description

Other Authors: Robbins, Hollis, 1963-, Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.,
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2017]
Series: Penguin classics.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Personal accounts of abolition and freedom
  • Fugitives and emigrants: moving west and north
  • Northern women and the post-war South
  • Memoirs: looking back
  • Poetry, drama, and fiction
  • Women addressing women: addresses and essays
  • Education and social reform
  • Women memorializing women.