Reconstructing Womanhood : The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist

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Covering the period between the 1850s and the turn of the century, this study of 19th century narratives depicts an era of intense cultural and political activity when Afro-American women first began to emerge as novelists.
 

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Contents

Womans Era
3
Slave and Mistress
20
Hear My Voice Ye Careless Daughters
40
Of Lasting Service for the Race
62
In the Quiet Undisputed Dignity
95
Of What Use Is Fiction?
121
All the Fire and Romance
145
The Quicksands of Representation
163
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