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The Resource Invented lives : narratives of black women, 1860-1960, [edited and with an introduction by] Mary Helen Washington

Invented lives : narratives of black women, 1860-1960, [edited and with an introduction by] Mary Helen Washington

Label
Invented lives : narratives of black women, 1860-1960
Title
Invented lives
Title remainder
narratives of black women, 1860-1960
Statement of responsibility
[edited and with an introduction by] Mary Helen Washington
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Washington, Mary Helen
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  • Short stories, American
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • African American women
  • African American women
Label
Invented lives : narratives of black women, 1860-1960, [edited and with an introduction by] Mary Helen Washington
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Darkened eye restored : notes toward a literary history of Black women -- 1. Meditations on history : the slave woman's voice -- Perils of a slave woman's life from Incidents in the life of a slave girl (1860) / Harriet Jacobs -- 2. Uplifting the women and the race : the forerunners--Harper and Hopkins -- Iola from Iola Leroy (1892) / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- Sappho from Contending forces (1900). Bro'r Abr'm Jimson's wedding : a Christmas story (1901) / Pauline E. Hopkins -- Colored girl (1905) / Fannie Barrier Williams -- 3. Mulatta trap : Nella Larsen's women of the 1920s -- On being young--a woman--and colored (1925) / Marita O. Bonner -- Helga Crane from Quicksand (1928) / Nella Larsen -- 4. I love the way Janie Crawford left her husbands : Zora Neale Hurston's emergent female hero -- His over-the-creek-girl from Jonah's gourd vine (1934). Janie Crawford from Their eyes were watching God (1937) / Zora Neale Hurston -- 5. Infidelity becomes her : the ambivalent woman in the fiction of Ann Petry and Dorothy West -- Mamie from The narrows (1953) / Ann Petry -- I sign my mother's name : maternal power in Dorothy West's novel, The living is easy -- Cleo from The living is easy (1948). My mother, Rachel West (1982) / Dorothy West -- 6. Taming all that anger down : rage and silence in the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks -- Courtship and motherhood of Maud Martha from Maud Martha (1953). Rise of Maud Martha (1955). Afterword to Contending forces (1968) / Gwendolyn Brooks
Control code
14518988
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780385183932
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
86024143
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1010237
Label
Invented lives : narratives of black women, 1860-1960, [edited and with an introduction by] Mary Helen Washington
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Darkened eye restored : notes toward a literary history of Black women -- 1. Meditations on history : the slave woman's voice -- Perils of a slave woman's life from Incidents in the life of a slave girl (1860) / Harriet Jacobs -- 2. Uplifting the women and the race : the forerunners--Harper and Hopkins -- Iola from Iola Leroy (1892) / Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- Sappho from Contending forces (1900). Bro'r Abr'm Jimson's wedding : a Christmas story (1901) / Pauline E. Hopkins -- Colored girl (1905) / Fannie Barrier Williams -- 3. Mulatta trap : Nella Larsen's women of the 1920s -- On being young--a woman--and colored (1925) / Marita O. Bonner -- Helga Crane from Quicksand (1928) / Nella Larsen -- 4. I love the way Janie Crawford left her husbands : Zora Neale Hurston's emergent female hero -- His over-the-creek-girl from Jonah's gourd vine (1934). Janie Crawford from Their eyes were watching God (1937) / Zora Neale Hurston -- 5. Infidelity becomes her : the ambivalent woman in the fiction of Ann Petry and Dorothy West -- Mamie from The narrows (1953) / Ann Petry -- I sign my mother's name : maternal power in Dorothy West's novel, The living is easy -- Cleo from The living is easy (1948). My mother, Rachel West (1982) / Dorothy West -- 6. Taming all that anger down : rage and silence in the writing of Gwendolyn Brooks -- Courtship and motherhood of Maud Martha from Maud Martha (1953). Rise of Maud Martha (1955). Afterword to Contending forces (1968) / Gwendolyn Brooks
Control code
14518988
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxi, 447 pages
Isbn
9780385183932
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
86024143
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1010237

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