Inventing Black Women: African American Women Poets and Self-Representation, 1877-2000

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Inventing Black Women fills important gaps in our understanding of how African American women poets have resisted those conventional notions of gender and race that limit the visibility of Black female subjects. The first historical and thematic survey of African American women's poetry, this book examines the key developments that have shaped the growing body of poems by and about Black women over the nearly 125 years since the end of slavery and Reconstruction, as it offers incisive readings of individual works by ...

Inventing Black Women: African American Women Poets and Self-Representation, 1877-2000 2009, University of Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572336513

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Inventing Black Women: African American Women Poets and Self-Representation, 1877-2000 2007, University of Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572334922

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