Afro-American women writers, 1746-1933: an anthology and critical guide
Forty-one Afro-American women writers are examined in this unique anthology. Ranging from recognized poets to women who were "lost" or forgotten, the vitality of their literary endeavors paved the way for modern Afro-American tradition.
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