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Carby A cultural history of the work of nineteenth-century black women writers, this volume traces the emergence of the novel as a forum for political and cultural reconstruction, examining the ways in which dominant sexual ideologies influenced the literary conventions of women’s fiction, and reassessing the uses of fiction in American culture. Please remove or replace such wording and instead of making proclamations about a subject’s importance, feconstructing facts and attribution to demonstrate that importance.
Reconstructing Womanhood the Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist
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Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist
She shows that examining the ways in which both feminist and African American movements have excluded Black Women from their central aims helps contemporary readers to rediscover the essential contributions Black women from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have made to literature, politics, and culture, changing our perception of male-centered Black intellectual history. This article does not cite any sources. Marie rated it it was amazing May 08, Make this your default list.
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In Reconstructing WomanhoodCarby focuses on the fiction and journalism of African American women writing from the mid-to-late nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries.