This collection of over fifty works by female African American writers of the 19th century ranges from slave narratives to collections of poetry to essays and biographies. A project of the Schomburg Center of the New York Public Library, this collection makes works written by this under-recognized group of writers easily available. There is also a biography of each writer . In addition, both the individual works and the entire collection are keyword searchable. This is a valuable collection for anyone studying African American literature, women writers, or 19th century literature.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
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