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Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist

 
 
 
 
Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American Woman Novelist
Author: Hazel V. Carby
ISBN 13: 9780195060713
ISBN 10: 195060717
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1989-07-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $61.00
 
 

A cultural history of the work of nineteenth-century black women writers, this volume traces the emergence of the novel as a form 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.