TITLE

The Personal Is Political

AUTHOR(S)
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Literary Cavalcade;Apr2004, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Poem
ABSTRACT
Presents the poem "The Slave Mother," by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper.
ACCESSION #
12515576

 

Related Articles

  • FRANCES ELLEN WATKINS FAMILY LEGACY AND ANTEBELLUM ACTIVISM. Washington, Margaret // Journal of African American History;Winter2015, Vol. 100 Issue 1, p59 

    The article focuses on Frances Ellen Watkins, her personal narrative as well as its impact on her activism, her writings and her reform issues. Cited are some women authors in the Female Antislavery Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who published in the newspaper "Liberator," including Sarah...

  • A World of Irony in the Fiction of Edward P. Jones. Saunders, James Robert // Hollins Critic;Jun2007, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p1 

    The essay discusses a world of irony in the fiction of Edward P. Jones. In his book "The Known World" you are struck by the intriguing situation of black people owning other black people. It's not your typical slavery novel and it should not be thought of as being all that bizarre either. The...

  • Biracial Promise and the New South in "Minnie's Sacrifice": A Protocol for Reading "The Curse of Caste; or The Slave Bride." Lewis, Leslie W. // African American Review;Winter2006, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p755 

    This article discusses the relationship between Frances E. W. Harper's "Minnie's Sacrifice" and Julia C. Collins's "The Curse of Caste; or The Slave Bride: A Rediscovered African American Novel." It is stated that both novels demonstrate the 19th-century women writers' present mulatto...

  • AN ADDRESS DELIVERED AT THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins // Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence;1/1/1914, p14 

    The article presents a speech by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper who was an anti-slavery lectuer, writer and poet, delivered at the Centennial Anniversary of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, in which he discussed the fears of African slave-trade and the American...

  • Private Interpretations: The Defense of Slavery, Nineteenth-Century Hermeneutics, and the Poetry of Frances E. W. Harper. Bassard, Katherine Clay // There Before Us: Religion, Literature & Culture from Emerson to ;2007, p110 

    A chapter of the book "There Before Us: Religion, Literature and Culture from Emerson to Wendell Berry," is presented. It discusses Frances Ellen Watkins Harper's biblical poems in the context of the larger issues of religious subjectivity, sacred texts and liberationist strategies. It starts...

  • Frances Watkins Harper: Forgotten Author and Activist. Timko, Mike // World & I;Nov2016, Vol. 31 Issue 11, p1 

    The article offers information on Frances Watkins Harper, an African-American author who published her first book of poetry when she was 20. Her best-known work of fiction, entitled "Lola Leroy" was published when she was 67. Harper was born in 1825, and became a successful author, teacher,...

  • BEFORE THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE. Estell, Kenneth // African America: Portrait of a People;1994, p258 

    An encyclopedia entry about the African American literature before the Harlem Renaissance is presented. Before the 1920s, black writers in the U.S. had the freedom to write and read. Among the prominent black writers then were Frederick Douglas and Jupiter Hammon and Frances Harper who wrote...

  • WOMEN'S BIBLES: BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY AMERICAN WOMEN'S POETRY. Wolosky, Shira // Feminist Studies;Spring2002, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p191 

    A critique is presented of biblical interpretation in nineteenth-century American women's poetry, focusing on poems such as "The Ark and the Dove" by Lydia Sigourney, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" by Julia Ward Howe, and "Bible Defence of Slavery" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Themes of...

  • A Double Standard. Watkins Harper, Frances Ellen // Collected Classic Poems, Gay to Kipling;2012, p1 

    The poem "A Double Standard" by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper is presented. First Line: Do you blame me that I loved him? Last Line: In man's cannot be right.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics