Harriet E. Wilson Summary

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Biographies (4)

1,480 words, approx. 5 pages
Considered the first African American woman to publish a novel in English, Harriet E. Adams Wilson (ca. 1827-ca. 1863) is also distinguished as the first black, male or female, to publish a novel in t... Read more
2,598 words, approx. 9 pages
Harriet E. Adams Wilson is the first African American woman known to have published a novel in English, a fact not acknowledged until the republication in 1983 of her 1859 autobiographical work. Novel... Read more
2,177 words, approx. 8 pages
Harriet E. Adams Wilson is thought to be the very first Afro-American woman to have published a novel in English. In a period in which racial "firsts" have been heralded loudly and widely, as talisman... Read more
3,934 words, approx. 14 pages
Harriet E. Wilson was perhaps the first African American to publish a novel in America. In Boston on 5 September 1859 Wilson published Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black, In a Two-Sto... Read more
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