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Maria W. Stewart, Americaas First Black Woman Political Writer : Essays and Speeches - Marilyn Richardson

Maria W. Stewart, Americaas First Black Woman Political Writer

Essays and Speeches

By: Marilyn Richardson (Editor)

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Published: 22nd November 1987
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..". enthusiastic, well-written... read it if you want to be inspired by a truly heroic woman." -- New Directions for Women

..". the fullest account to date of Stewart's life and an excellent basis for understanding Stewart's work." -- History

"This is informative and inspiring source material for today's scholars, lay readers, and 'professionals'... " -- Journal of American History

In gathering and introducing Stewart's works, Richardson provides an opportunity for readers to study the thoughts and words of this influential early black female activist, a forerunner to Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth and the first black American to lecture in defense of women's rights, placing her in the context of the swirling abolitionist movement.

" ... enthusiastic, well-written ... read it if you want to be inspired by a truly heroic woman." - New Directions for Women " ... the fullest account to date of Stewart's life and an excellent basis for understanding Stewart's work." - History "This is informative and inspiring source material for today's scholars, lay readers, and 'professionals' ... " - Journal of American History

Illustrations Acknowledgments Preface Textual Note PART I. The Boston Years: Essays and Speeches, 1831-33 Introduction Religion and the Pure Principles Of Morality (1831) Cause For Encouragement (1832) Lecture Delivered At The Franklin Hall (1832) An Address Delivered Before The Afric-American Female Intelligence Society of America (1832) An Address Delivered At The African Masonic Hall (1833) Mrs. StewartOs Farewell Address To Her Friends In The City Of Boston (1833) OThe NegroOs ComplaintO PART II. Later Life Introduction Preface to the 1879 Edition of Meditations From The Pen Of Mrs. Maria W. Stewart Letters and Commendations Sufferings During The War Appendixes Notes Index

ISBN: 9780253204462
ISBN-10: 0253204461
Series: Blacks in the Diaspora (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 22nd November 1987
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.03 x 14.12  x 1.22
Weight (kg): 0.2