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Iola Leroy

Or Shadows Uplifted

Iola Leroy( )
Author: Harper, Frances E. W.
Introduction by: Foster, Frances Smith
Series title:The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 1990
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

First published in 1892, Iola Leroy was probably the best-selling novel by an African-American writer prior to the twentieth century. Frances Harper had already gained an international reputation as a writer, lecturer, and political activist when Iola Leroy--her only novel--appeared, as evident by the sizable audience she enjoyed of men and women, black and white, in the U.S., Canada, and England. Her writings reveal her in-depth knowledge ofAfrican-American literature as well as of...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / African American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 4.602 x 0.897 Inches
Book Weight:0.594 Pounds

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