Forgotten readers recovering the lost history of African American literary societies

Title Forgotten readers recovering the lost history of African American literary societies
Names McHenry, Elizabeth.
Book Number DB059066
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation English professor traces the rise and development of African American literacy organizations between 1830 and 1940, from the antislavery movement's height to the Harlem Renaissance. Examines the cultural role of the black press, women's contributions, and efforts to promote reading and writing that fostered activism and influenced black communities. 2002.
Narrator Pardee, Martha Harmon.
Local Subject Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
General Non-Fiction - GNF
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes Female narrator.
LC Subject African Americans in literature
African Americans - Books and reading
African Americans - Intellectual life - 19th century
American literature - African American authors - Appreciation - United States
American literature - African American authors - History and criticism
American literature - 19th century - History and criticism
Literature - Societies, etc
Call Number 028.908996073 ANF
Language English
Released 2002
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2002 (AFB, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: Durham : Duke University Press, c2002. 0822329956
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