A Voice from the South
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A Voice from the South

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At the close of the 19th century, a black woman of the South presents womanhood as a vital element in the regeneration and progress of her race.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 125.7 x 174.5 x 29.7mm | 353.59g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0195052463
  • 9780195052466

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In addition to resurrecting the works of black women authors, it is our hope that this set will facilitate the resurrection of the Afro-American woman's literary tradition itself by unearthing its nineteenth-century roots.show more

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A brilliant example of how to discuss together the issues of both gender and race, one of the first in US American discourse to so approach such matters. * Dr. Imafedia Okhamafe, University of Nebraska * So glad to have this important text available for my course. * Elizabeth Keyser, Hollins College * A very useful and thorough presentation of black woman's lives during the post-reconstruction era. * James N. Upton, Ohio State University * An excellent book....Highly complex but not complicated. * James N. Upton, Ohio State University *show more

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