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Witnessing slavery : the development of ante-bellum slave narratives / Frances Smith Foster.

By: Foster, Frances Smith.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions in Afro-American and African studies: no. 46.Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1979Description: xi, 182 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0313208212; 9780313208218.Report number: 78022137Subject(s): American prose literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism | American prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Slaves -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism | Slaves' writings, American -- History and criticism | African Americans -- Biography -- History and criticism | African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 19th century | Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 19th century | Slaves -- United States -- Intellectual life | Autobiography -- African American authors | African Americans in literature | Slavery in literature | African Americans Biography History and criticism | African Americans Intellectual life 19th century | African Americans in literature | American prose literature 19th century History and criticism | American prose literature African American authors History and criticism | American prose literature History and criticism 19th century | Autobiography African American authors | Narration (Rhetoric) | Narration (Rhetoric) History 19th century | Slavery in literature | Slaves Biography History and criticism United States | Slaves Intellectual life United States | Slaves United States Biography History and criticism | Slaves' writings, American History and criticismAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Witnessing slavery.DDC classification: 818/.30809896073 | 813/.009/352 LOC classification: PS366.A35 | F6Other classification: HT 1728
Contents:
1. Slave narratives and their cultural matrix -- 2. Blacks in colonial literature -- 3. The development of slave narratives -- 4. Social and literary influences upon ante-bellum slave narratives -- 5. The plot of ante-bellum slave narratives -- 6. Racial myths in slave narratives -- 7. Post-bellum influence.
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Bibliography: p. [167]-176.

Includes index.

1. Slave narratives and their cultural matrix -- 2. Blacks in colonial literature -- 3. The development of slave narratives -- 4. Social and literary influences upon ante-bellum slave narratives -- 5. The plot of ante-bellum slave narratives -- 6. Racial myths in slave narratives -- 7. Post-bellum influence.

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Frances Smith Foster is an educator, writer, editor, and scholar. <p> Since 1994, Foster has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in African American literature at Emory University. She is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and women's studies where her courses have focused on women's writings and the narratives of slaves, as well as the role of Afro-Protestantism in African American cultural life. Foster is a charter member of the Womanist Studies Consortium, an interracial affiliation of scholars that supports feminist research on women of color. <p> Foster has published Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 1746-1892 and Minnie's Sacrifice, Sowing and Reaping and Trial and Triumph: Three Rediscovered Novels by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. She served as editor of The Norton Anthology of African American Literature and The Oxford Companion to African American Literature. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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