Black Women in New South Literature and Culture

Black Women in New South Literature and Culture

by Sherita L. Johnson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415992206
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/10/2009
Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture Series
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sherita L. Johnson is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Southern Mississippi. She has published several encyclopedia articles about African American literature and culture. She served as a guest editor for a special issue of The Southern Quarterly, "'My Southern Home': The Life and Literature of 19th Century Southern Black Writers."

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. 'In the Sunny South': Reconstructing Frances Harper as Southern 2. Conjuring a New South: Black Women Radicals in the Works of Charles Chesnutt and George Washington Cable 3. New South, New Negro: Anna Julia Cooper’s A Voice from the South 4. ‘The South Is Our Home’: Cultural Narratives of Place and Displacement. Epilogue: Voices, Bodies, and Texts: Making the Black Woman Visible in New South Literature and Culture

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