African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

Literary Movements and Periods , Poetry , Authors by Region: United States , Notable People: Women , Black Resources , Nonfiction by Genre , History , Women , 19th Century , African American , African American , American , Authors , Authors & Literature , Memoirs , Pamphlets , Women , Women , Women , History

This collection of about 50 works provides "access to the thought, perspectives and creative abilities of black women as captured in books and pamphlets published prior to 1920." The collection is searchable by author, title and genre. The latter includes fiction, poetry, biography, autobiography, and essays. A project from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Digital Schomburg of the New York Public Library.

The New York Public Library



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