A Brighter Coming Day: A Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Reader

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Price
$26.39
Publisher
Feminist Press
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 1.1 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781558610200
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About the Author

FRANCES SMITH FOSTER is a Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Women's Studies, the former director of the Emory Institute for Women's Studies, and the current chair of the English Department. She has received fellowships from institutions including Fulbright, the Harvard Divinity School, the W. E. B. DuBois Institute at Harvard, and the International Theological Center. Her research affiliations include the Brandeis Feminist Sexual Ethics Project and the Emory Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Religion.

She has authored or edited fourteen books including Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 1740-1892; A Brighter Coming Day: A Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Reader; and Behind the Scenes: Thirty Years a Slave and Four Years in the White House. Collaborative projects include La Familia En Africa Y La Diaspora Africana/The Family in Africa and the African Diaspora, Norton Anthology of African American Literature, The Oxford Guide to African American Literature, and Norton Critical Edition of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

Reviews

"This anthology . . . not only provides the first modern biography of Harper, but also illuminates her connection to . . . 20th-century writers like Zora Neale Hurston and Toni Morrison."
--The New York Times Book Review