The MY HERO Project | Library


By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Emma J. Wisdom (Introduction)

Publisher: Post Oak Publications, October 1998
ISBN: 1892616017
MY HERO recommends this book to readers of all age groups.
Known as the "Bronze Muse," Harper's body of work includes essays, poems, novels, and short stories. Her essays appeared in a number of popular periodicals of the day. Her first two collections of poetry sold 50,000 copies and her first volume saw as many as twenty editions. Prior to the publication of her novel, Iola Leroy: or Shadows Uplifted, three other serialized novels were published. And her short stories are generally considered the first to be published by a black American.
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Faida E. W. Mfomboutmoun | 10/12/2010 2:59 PM
This great woman is one of many unsung forces for change in this world!!!

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