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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911)

Frances E. W. Harper

Selected Bibliography on Iola Leroy (updated 2/18/11)

Teaching guide from the Heath Anthology iste
Lucy Delany, From the Darkness Cometh the Light (note Harper's use of "Delany" as a character name)

Iola Leroy, or, Shadows Uplifted (HTML text separated by chapters at the Schomburg Library of African American Women Writers site; best edition to use for class purposes)


Forest Leaves (1845; no copy of these poems survives)
Moses: A Story of the Nile (poems, 1854, 1869; 20 editions by 1871)
At Project Gutenberg:

Poems  illustrated HTML version at the University of Virginia
"Enlightened Motherhood" (speech;1892) (another version at about.com)
The Master of Alabama (poems, 1894)
Sketches of Southern Life (poems, 1872; HTML at Virginia)
Sketches of Southern Life  (HTML;1891 edition at the Legacy American Women Writers Site)
Iola Leroy, or, Shadows Uplifted (novel, 1892; page images at Michigan Online America project) (New URL)

Comments to D. Campbell.