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

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A cultural history of the work of nineteenth-century black women writers, this volume traces the emergence of the novel as a forum for political and ... Show synopsis

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  • Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist (Oxford University Press, USA) – Hardcover (1987)
    by Hazel V Carby

    Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist
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    Hardcover, Oxford University Press, USA
    1987
    English
    240 pages

    ISBN: 019504164X
    ISBN-13: 9780195041644

    This cultural history of nineteenth-century narratives of slave and free women traces the ways in which these writings began to resist dominant literary conventions and to offer the first alternative versions of black womanhood. Covering the period between the 1850s and the turn of the century, it depicts an era of intense cultural and political activity when Afro-American women first began to emerge as novelists. Why black women wrote novels, and what they thought novels could do, are among the questions discussed. ... Show more

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