Black Women's Intellectual Traditions: Speaking Their Minds

Black Women's Intellectual Traditions: Speaking Their Minds

by Kristin B. Waters
     
 

Provocative revelations about the flourishing black women’s intellectual traditions in nineteenth-century AmericaSee more details below

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Provocative revelations about the flourishing black women’s intellectual traditions in nineteenth-century America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584656340
Publisher:
Vermont
Publication date:
04/30/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
1,066,291
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction - Carol B. Conaway and Kristin Waters
MARIA W. STEWART: BLACK FEMINISM IN PUBLIC PLACES
Maria W. Stewart: America’s First Black Woman Political Writer - Marilyn Richardson
Maria W. Stewart and the Rhetoric of Black Preaching: Perspectives on Womanism and Black Nationalism - Lena Ampadu
A Woman Made of Words: The Rhetorical Invention of Maria W. Stewart - Ebony A. Utley
“No Throw-away Woman”: Maria W. Stewart as a Forerunner of Black Feminist Thought - R. Dianne Bartlow
INCIDENTS IN THE LIVES: FREE WOMEN AND SLAVES
"Hear My Voice, Ye Careless Daughters”: Narratives of Slave and Free Women before Emancipation - Hazel V. Carby
Literary Societies: The Work of Self-Improvement and Racial Uplift - Michelle N. Garfield
“A Sign unto This Nation”: Sojourner Truth, History, Orature, and Modernity - Carla L. Peterson
HARPERS, HOPKINS, AND SHADD CARY: WRITING OUR WAY TO FREEDOM
Narrative Patternings of Resistance in Frances E. W. Harper’s Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins’ Contending Forces - Vanessa Holford Diana
“We Are All Bound Up Together”: Frances Harper and Feminist Theory - Valerie Palmer-Mehta
Mary Ann Shadd Cary: A Visionary of the Black Press - Carol B. Conaway
ANNA JULIA COOPER: A VOICE
Anna Julia Cooper: A Voice from the South - Mary Helen Washington
A Singing Something: Womanist Reflections on Anna Julia Cooper - Karen Baker-Fletcher
Arguing from Difference: Cooper, Emerson, Guizot, and a More Harmonious America - Janice W. Fernheimer
LEADERSHIP, ACTIVISM, AND THE GENIUS OF IDA B. WELLS
“I Rose and Found My Voice”: Claiming “Voice” in the Rhetoric of Ida B. Wells - Olga Idriss Davis
The Emergence of a Black Feminist Leadership Model: African-American Women and Political Activism in the Nineteenth Century - Melina Abdullah
Shadowboxing: Liberation Limbos—Ida B. Wells - Joy James
BLACK FEMINIST THEORY: FROM THE NINETEENTH CENTURY TO THE TWENTY-FIRST
Some Core Themes of Nineteenth-Century Black Feminism - Kristin Waters
The Politics of Black Feminist Thought - Patricia Hill Collins
Black Feminist Theory: Charting a Course for Black Women’s Studies in Political Science - Evelyn M. Simien
Selected Bibliography
Notes on Contributors
Index

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