Invented Lives: Narratives of Black Women, 1860-1960

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Concentrating on carefully chosen selections from ten writers, Mary Helen Washington explores the work, the realities, and the hopes of black women writers between 1860 and 1960. Featuring works by Harriet Jacobs, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Pauline E. Hopkins, Fannie Barrier Williams, Marita O. Bonner, Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, Ann Petry, Dorothy West, and Gwendolyn Brooks.

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HARRIET JACOBS
16
BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTES
68
FRANCES ELLEN WATKINS HARPER
87
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