I. The Mystery of Market Speech and Prayer Meetings
II. Contraband of War
III. Uncle Daniel’s Story
IV. Arrival of the Union Army
V. Release of Iola Leroy
African American writer, lecturer, abolitionist, and women's rights activist Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911) was a notable voice in social reform in the nineteenth century. She captivated bla...
Known as the "Bronze Muse" to her broad audience, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was the major black woman poet of the nineteenth century. She achieved high distinction and great popularity as an antisl...
In the last decade, scholarship has shown Frances Ellen Watkins Harper to be one of the most significant U.S. writers of the nineteenth century. The author of several books of poetry, four novels, man...