Belabored professions : narratives of African American working womanhood /Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2005Description: xiv, 222 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0807829811 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807856487 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Autobiography -- Women authors | Autobiography -- African American authors | African American women in literature | Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century | Women and literature -- History -- 19th century. -- United States | African American women -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | African American women -- History. -- Employment | African American women -- History and criticism. -- Biography | African American women in the professions -- History | American prose literature -- History and criticism. -- 19th century | American prose literature -- History and criticism. -- Women authors | American prose literature -- History and criticism. -- African American authorsOnline resources: Book review (H-Net) | Publisher description | Table of contents only
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Race, work, and literary authority in the Narrative of Sojourner Truth -- The view from below : menial labor and self-reliance in Harriet Wilson's Our Nig -- Enterprising women and the labors of femininity : Eliza Potter, Cincinnati hairdresser -- Behind the scenes of Black labor : Elizabeth Keckley and the scandal of publicity.