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Iola Leroy (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or Shadows Uplifted
     

Iola Leroy (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Or Shadows Uplifted

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by Frances E. W. Harper
 

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One of the first novels to be published by an African-American woman, this is a compelling tale of what life was like for African-Americans during the time of the Civil War and afterwards. Harper is able to closely scrutinize the social pressures of the time, making the difficult decision to quit “passing” for white and accepting her mixed-race

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One of the first novels to be published by an African-American woman, this is a compelling tale of what life was like for African-Americans during the time of the Civil War and afterwards. Harper is able to closely scrutinize the social pressures of the time, making the difficult decision to quit “passing” for white and accepting her mixed-race ethnicity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411438750
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
282
Sales rank:
1,069,002
File size:
318 KB

Meet the Author

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825–1911) was an African American novelist and poet who focused her life on abolitionist causes. Because she was born free, she was able to receive an education and published Forest Leaves, her first volume of poetry, at twenty. She continued publishing novels and poetry into old age.

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