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Collected Black Women's Narratives
     

Collected Black Women's Narratives

by Anthony Gerard Barthelemy, Louisa Picquet, Nancy Prince
 
The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers series, under the general editorship of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has rescued the voice of an entire segment of the African-American literary tradition by offering volumes of compelling and rare works of fiction, poetry, autobiography, biography, essays, and journalism, written by nineteenth- century black

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The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers series, under the general editorship of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has rescued the voice of an entire segment of the African-American literary tradition by offering volumes of compelling and rare works of fiction, poetry, autobiography, biography, essays, and journalism, written by nineteenth- century black women.

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Praise for the series:

"What an astonishing gift...this collection is!"—Alice Walker

"The collaboration among The Schomburg Center, Oxford University Press, and these exceptional scholars is an extraordinary event...but the collection is a spectacular achievement."—Toni Morrison

"[With] The Schomburg Library, I feel as if I were watching a gigantic ebony figure being unearthed. It is a woman writing."—The Washington Post Book World

"An important volume, rich in the ways it illustrates for both the student and the scholar how power, resistance, and creativity permeate African American expression."—Russ Castronovo, University of Miami

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195052602
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1990
Series:
Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 6.81(h) x 1.17(d)

Meet the Author

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Literature at Cornell University.

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