The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimki'A

The Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimki'A

by Charlotte L. Forten Grimke, Brenda Stevenson
     
 

These diaries recount the life of the scholar, reformer, teacher, and writer, Charlotte L. Forten Grimke (1873-1914). Born into an affluent and politically active black family, Charlotte Forten Grimke records in these diaries her privileged childhood years in Philadelphia and Salem, Massachusetts, her sporadic teaching career, her involvement with the antislavery…  See more details below

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These diaries recount the life of the scholar, reformer, teacher, and writer, Charlotte L. Forten Grimke (1873-1914). Born into an affluent and politically active black family, Charlotte Forten Grimke records in these diaries her privileged childhood years in Philadelphia and Salem, Massachusetts, her sporadic teaching career, her involvement with the antislavery movement, her eighteen months teaching the contraband slaves of the South Carolina Sea Islands during the Civil War, and her later work as a poet and essayist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195060867
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/14/1989
Series:
Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Series
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
4.56(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.70(d)

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