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African American Women Writers

African American Women Writers - 99 edition

African American Women Writers - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780471175803

ISBN10: 0471175803

African American Women Writers by Wilkinson - ISBN 9780471175803
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1999
International: No
African American Women Writers by Wilkinson - ISBN 9780471175803

ISBN13: 9780471175803

ISBN10: 0471175803

Edition: 99

Summary

Author Brenda Wilkinson introduces young readers to 30 notable figures in American literature. Spanning three centuries of American history, she tells the fascinating stories of a varied group of poets, playwrights, journalists, and novelists.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

THE EARLY YEARS.Phillis Wheatley.Sojourner Truth.THE CIVIL WAR YEARS AND RECONSTRUCTION.Harriet Jacobs.Frances E. W. Harper.Ida B. Wells-Barnett.INTO THE NEW CENTURY.Jessie Redmon Fauset.Zora Neale Hurston.Dorothy West.Ann Petry.MODERN TIMES.Margaret Walker Alexander.Gwendolyn Brooks.Maya Angelou.Paule Marshall.Lorraine Hansberry.Toni Morrison.Nikki Giovanni.Alice Walker.Octavia Butler.Ntozake Shange.Terry McMillan.Chronology.Bibliography.Picture Credits.Index.