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In Search Of Hannah Crafts: Critical Essays On The Bondwoman's Narrative
In Search Of Hannah Crafts Critical Essays On The Bondwoman's Narrative
Author: Henry Louis, Jr. Gates, Hollis Robbins
Three years ago, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovered an unpublished manuscript, The Bondwoman's Narrative, By Hannah Crafts, A Fugitive Recently Escaped From North Carolina, which turned out to be the first novel by a female African-American slave ever found, and possibly the first novel written by a black women anywhere. The Bondwoman's...  more » was published in 2002. In Search of Hannah Crafts now brings together twenty-two authorities on African-American studies to examine such issues as authenticity, and the history and criticism of this unique novel, including Nina Baym, Jean Fagan Yellin, William Andrews, Lawrence Buell, Karen Sanchez-Eppler and Shelley Fisher-Fishkin. The Bondwoman's Narrative will take its place in the African-American canon, and In Search of Hannah Crafts is the book that scholars and students of African-American Studies, of women writers, and of slavery, need to have to understand this unprecedented historical and literary event.
ISBN-13: 9780465027088
ISBN-10: 0465027083
Publication Date: 11/10/2004
Pages: 458
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Publisher: Basic Civitas Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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