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Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century
Long portrayed as a masculine endeavor, the African American struggle for progress often found expression through an unlikely literary figure: the black girl. Nazera Sadiq Wright uses heavy archival research on a wide range of texts about African American girls to explore this understudied phenomenon. As Wright shows, the figure of the black girl in African American litera ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 8th 2016 by University of Illinois Press
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