Peterson, Carla L., 1944-

"Doers of the word" : African-American women speakers and writers in the North (1830-1880) / Carla L. Peterson. - New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1998. - ix, 284 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Originally published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-271) and index.

0813525144 (pbk. : alk. paper)


American prose literature--African American authors--History and criticism.
American prose literature--History and criticism.--Northeastern States
American prose literature--History and criticism.--Women authors
American prose literature--History and criticism.--19th century
Women and literature--History--United States--19th century.
Social problems--History--United States--19th century.
African American women--Intellectual life--19th century.
African Americans--Social conditions--19th century.
African American women social reformers--Northeastern States.
African American women in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Social problems in literature.
Race in literature.

PS153.N5 / .P443 1998

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