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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|PS 310 .P6 .T48 2001 Making something happen :||PS 325 .C66 1986 Contemporary poets /||PS 338 .J4 .E73 1997 Staging the Jew :||PS 366.A35 .S26 2005 Belabored professions :||PS 366 .T73 B478 2000 The best American travel writing.||PS 366 .T73 Z54 2000 Return passages :||PS 374 .A88 .J33 1994 Being a boy again :|
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.