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Harriet Wilson's New England : race, writing, and region / edited by JerriAnne Boggis, Eve Allegra Raimon, Barbara A. White
Durham, N.H. : University of New Hampshire Press, c2007
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS3334.W39 Z69 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject Wilson, Harriet E., 1825-1900 -- Criticism and interpretation
Wilson, Harriet E., 1825-1900 Our Nig
Subject(s) Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century
African American women authors
Race in literature
Religion and literature
Subject New England -- Intellectual life -- 19th century
New England -- In literature
Physical Description xxvi, 244 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents pt. 1. New Hampshire's "Shadows" : context and history: -- Of bottles and books : reconsidering the readers of Harriet Wilson's Our Nig / Eric Gardner -- Harriet Wilson's mentors : the Walkers of Worcester / Barbara A. White -- George and Timothy Blanchard : surviving and thriving in nineteenth-century Milford / Reginald H. Pitts -- "As soon as I saw my sable brother, I felt more at home" : Sampson Battis, Harriet Wilson, and New Hampshire town history / David H. Watters -- New Hampshire forgot : African Americans in a community by the sea / Valerie Cunningham -- pt. 2. Reading "Sketches from the life of a free Black" : genre and gender: -- Slavery's shadows : narrative Chiaroscuro and Our Nig / Mary Louise Kete -- Recovered autobiographies and the marketplace : Our Nig's generic genealogies and Harriet Wilson's entrepreneurial enterprise / P. Gabrielle Foreman -- The disorderly girl in Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig / Lisa E. Green -- Beyond the page : rape and the failure of genre / Cassandra Jackson -- Miss Marsh's uncommon school reform / Eve Allegra Raimon -- Fairy tales and Our Nig : feminist approaches to teaching Harriet Wilson's novel / Helen Frink -- pt. 3. "A faithful band of supporters and defenders" : personal reflections: -- Losing equilibrium : Harriet E. Wilson, Frado, and me / John Ernest -- Discovering Harriet Wilson in my own backyard / William Allen -- A conversation with Tami Sanders / Gloria Henry -- Not somewhere else, but here / JerriAnne Boggis
Series Revisiting New England
Alternate Author Boggis, JerriAnne
Raimon, Eve Allegra, 1957-
White, Barbara A. (Barbara Ann), 1942-

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