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Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative of Negro Life North and South (Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers) (The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers) - Softcover

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Both an extraordinarily detailed examination of black life in nineteenth-century America and a richly textured and engrossing piece of fiction, Contending Forces remains one of the most important works produced by an African American before World War I.

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"A gift to the profession (and to our students) to have the Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women's Writers in affordable paperback."--Janet Gabler-Hover, Georgia State Univ.
"Brilliant...her masterwork."--Eric J. Sundquist in The New York Times Book Review
"Terrific romance!"--Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University, Lincoln Center
"Fits into my course wonderfully."--Noelle Arrangoiz, University of Denver
"A gift to the profession (and to our students) to have the Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women's Writers in affordable paperback."--Janet Gabler-Hover, Georgia State Univ.
"Brilliant...her masterwork."--Eric J. Sundquist in The New York Times Book Review
"Terrific romance!"--Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University, Lincoln Center
"Fits into my course wonderfully."--Noelle Arrangoiz, University of Denver
"A gift to the profession (and to our students) to have the Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women's Writers in affordable paperback."--Janet Gabler-Hover, Georgia State Univ.
"Brilliant...her masterwork."--Eric J. Sundquist in The New York Times Book Review
"Terrific romance!"--Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University, Lincoln Center
"Fits into my course wonderfully."--Noelle Arrangoiz, University of Denver
"A gift to the profession (and to our students) to have the Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women's Writers in affordable paperback."--Janet Gabler-Hover, Georgia State Univ.


"Brilliant...her masterwork."--Eric J. Sundquist in The New York Times Book Review


"Terrific romance!"--Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University, Lincoln Center


"Fits into my course wonderfully."--Noelle Arrangoiz, University of Denver


"A gift to the profession (and to our students) to have the Schomburg Library of Nineteenth Century Black Women's Writers in affordable paperback."--Janet Gabler-Hover, Georgia State Univ.


"Brilliant...her masterwork."--Eric J. Sundquist in The New York Times Book Review


"Terrific romance!"--Leonard Cassuto, Fordham University, Lincoln Center


"Fits into my course wonderfully."--Noelle Arrangoiz, University of Denver


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In Contending Forces (1900), her best-known novel and her only work of fiction published in book form during her lifetime, Pauline Hopkins uses the conventions of the sentimental romance as she seeks to encourage social change.

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  • PublisherOxford University Press, U.S.A.
  • Publication date1991
  • ISBN 10 0195067851
  • ISBN 13 9780195067859
  • BindingPaperback
  • Number of pages468
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