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Jessie Redmon Fauset

Novelist, Editor (27-Apr-1882 — 30-Apr-1961)


Carol Allen. Black Women Intellectuals: Strategies of Nation, Family, and Neighborhood in the Works of Pauline Hopkins, Jessie Fauset, and Marita Bonner. New York: Garland Publishing. 1998. 169pp.

Licia Morrow Calloway; Yoshinobu Hakutani. Black Family (Dys)Function in Novels by Jessie Fauset, Nella Larson, & Fannie Hurst. Peter Lang Publishing. 2003. 174pp.

Sharon L. Jones. Rereading the Harlem Renaissance: Race, Class, and Gender in the Fiction of Jessie Fauset, Zora Neale Hurston, and Dorothy West. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group. 2002. 176pp.

Jacquelyn Y. McLendon. The Politics of Color in the Fiction of Jessie Fauset and Nella Larsen. University of Virginia Press. 1995. 142pp.

Portia Boulware Ransom. Black Love and the Harlem Renaissance: The Novels of Nella Larsen, Jessie Redmon Fauset, and Zora Neale Hurston: An Essay in African American Literary Criticism. Edwin Mellen Press. 2006. 181pp.

Carolyn Wedin Sylvander. Jessie Redmon Fauset: Black American Writer. Whitston Publishing Company. 1981. 292pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Twentieth Century Authors (p.440)

  5. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.243)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.230)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.281)

  8. Almanac of American Women in the 20th Century (p.49)

  9. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.78)

  10. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.359)

  11. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.306)

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