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Frances E. W. Harper

Poet, Activist (24-Sep-1825 — 22-Feb-1911)


Melba Joyce Boyd. Discarded Legacy: Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E. W. Harper, 18251911. Wayne State University Press. 1994. 262pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.448)

  5. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.312)

  6. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.490)

  7. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.248)

  8. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.378)

  9. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.182)

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