The Works of Alice Dunbar-Nelson: Volume 1

The Works of Alice Dunbar-Nelson: Volume 1

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These works are as multi-faceted as their writer, who was a teacher, editor, public speaker, and campaign manager of mixed white, black, and Indian descent, born in New Orleans in 1875. Her pieces span the full range of literary genres - from short stories, fluffy romances, mystical novelettes, poetry, and autobiographical pieces to realistic racial drama, astute political commentary and essays, and lively newspaper columns - all bearing the stamp of her own cultural ambivalence and complex personality.show more

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  • Hardback | 460 pages
  • 168.7 x 184.9 x 34mm | 439.99g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195052501
  • 9780195052503

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This curious anecdote, surely one of the oddest oral examinations on record, is only a tiny part of a larger, and even more curious, episode in the Enlightenment.show more

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Alice Dunbar-Nelson's journalis? * especially her column for The Pittsburgh Courier, 'Une Femme Dit? *show more

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