Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century
Author: P. Gabrielle Foreman
Publisher: Illinois: 2009
This text takes as its subject women who in fewer than 50 years moved from near literary invisibility to prolific productivity. Grounded in primary research and paying close attention to the historical archive, this book offers readings of literary and activist work of Harriet Jacobs, Harriet Wilson, Frances E.W. Harper, and others.