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by Kenny J. Williams,Ann Plato

  • Author: Kenny J. Williams,Ann Plato
  • ISBN: 0195052471
  • ISBN13: 978-0195052473
  • ePub: 1948 kb | FB2: 1540 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (April 14, 1988)
  • Pages: 178
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Essays (The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers) ePub download

Ann Plato (c. 1824 – unknown) was a 19th-century Black (African American and Native American) educator and author. She was the second woman of color to publish a book in America and the first to publish a book of essays and poems

Ann Plato (c. She was the second woman of color to publish a book in America and the first to publish a book of essays and poems. As a young Black girl writing in the 19th century, Plato has been described as an heir to Phillis Wheatley, who wrote her first published poem at the age of 13 in 1766.

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For information on specific titles and prices, call or write the Schomburg Center. These remarkable volumes bring to light the voices of an important segment of the African American literary tradition with their offerings of rare works of fiction, poetry, autobiography, biography, essays, and journalism. For information on specific titles and prices, call or write the Schomburg Center.

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These itinerant black women preachers whose autobiogaphies occasionally read like travelogues-or in the case of. .

These itinerant black women preachers whose autobiogaphies occasionally read like travelogues-or in the case of Maria Stewart, a mournful adieu upon embarkation-were living out on the geographical landscape the metaphor of their psychic and spiritual journey, were literalizing the quest for a locus of freedom. -Sue E. Houchins, in her Introduction

From the turn of the last century, Anna Julia Cooper writes with clarity and prescience about the circumstances facing African Americans

Series: The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers. This is a book written by a courageous black woman in the 1890's encouraging Human Rights, better education for women and women's rights. She was an outstanding teacher and her motto was Not the boys less, but the girls more. From the turn of the last century, Anna Julia Cooper writes with clarity and prescience about the circumstances facing African Americans. At times she seems to have a crystal ball, as she describes how events have played out into the 21st century.

Through the eyes of this black woman, we see a wide range of historical figures and events of the antebellum South, the . This is an important book because it illustrates firsthand how blacks of the mid-19th century treasured President Lincoln for ending slavery.

This is an important book because it illustrates firsthand how blacks of the mid-19th century treasured President Lincoln for ending slavery. Keckley's thoughts about the President are heartwarming.

Kenny J. Williams is at Duke University. in Prose and Poetry Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers.

A cultural centre of the new nation, the city's Congregationalism, its free black society, and local literary tradition, are all reflected in Ann Plato's work. The topics that dominate are her ardent Christianity, her belief in education as a means of advancement, and her romantic preoccupation with death and, occasionally, racial issues. Kenny J. Essays: Including Biographies and Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Poetry Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers.

Greenwood Press, 1986. The first book of poetry published by a black poetess in the nineteenth-century, Ann Plato's Essays: Prose and Poetry (1841), contained a tribute to England for its abolition of slavery in the poem "To the First of August. Lift ye that country's banner high, And may it nobly wave, Until beneath the azure sky Man shall be no more a slave.

These writings, which first appeared in 1841, tell us much about the writer herself and the city in which she lived: Hartford, Connecticut. A cultural centre of the new nation, the city's Congregationalism, its free black society, and local literary tradition, are all reflected in Ann Plato's work. The topics that dominate are her ardent Christianity, her belief in education as a means of advancement, and her romantic preoccupation with death and, occasionally, racial issues.
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