Invented Lives

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Invented Lives

Softcover printing of “Invented Lives Narratives of Black Women 1860-1960” edited by Mary Helen Washington. In very good used condition. No lines or notes within. Wear and yellowing of pages consistent with age and use.

Concentrating on carefully chosen selections from ten writers, Mary Helen Washington explores the work, the realities, and the hopes of black women writers between 1860 and 1960.

Featuring works by Harriet Jacobs, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Pauline E. Hopkins, Fannie Barrier Williams, Marita O. Bonner, Nella Larsen, Zora Neale Hurston, Ann Petry, Dorothy West, and Gwendolyn Brooks.