By Lurie, Ira Dworkin
Pauline E. Hopkins (1859–1930) got here to prominence within the early years of the 20th century as an outspoken author, editor, and critic. often well-known for her first novel, Contending Forces, she emerged as some of the most prolific African American ladies writers of fiction ahead of 1930 and is at the moment probably the most broadly learn and studied African American novelists from that interval. whereas the majority of Hopkins’s fiction is still in print, there's little or no of her nonfiction on hand. This reader brings jointly dozens of her hard-to-find essays. additionally integrated are longer nonfiction works similar to recognized males of the Negro Race, well-known girls of the Negro Race, The darkish Races of the 20th Century, and A Primer of proof relating the Early Greatness of the African Race and the opportunity of recovery through Its Descendents, a few of that are released the following for the 1st time of their entirety. via those works, besides juvenile essays from the 1870s, a private letter, and speeches, readers come upon a voice that's devoted to developing a global discourse on race, improving the militant abolitionist culture to strive against Jim Crow, celebrating black political participation in the course of and after the Reconstruction period, articulating the connections among race and hard work, and insisting on equivalent rights for girls. Hopkins’s writing will problem modern students to reconsider their knowing of black activism and modernity within the early 20th century.
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For the passage in question, Brown cites Samuel Stanhope Smith and James Cowles Prichard (whom Hopkins does not mention), though his direct source was probably Wilson Armistead’s A Tribute for the Negro (1848). Furthermore, Haley used the same material in Afro-American Encyclopaedia (1895), without citing Armistead or Brown (or Smith or Prichard). While this complex genealogy indicates that Hopkins was not alone in her incorporation of outside sources, it nonetheless complicates the task of reconstructing precise annotations for Hopkins’s text.
Editorial and Publisher’s Announcements” (New Era, Feb. 1916), 60. 49. Ibid. 50. “Announcement and Prospectus of the New Era Magazine,” 1. 51. Meier, “Booker T. Washington and the Negro Press,” 69. 52. Bergman, “‘Everything we hoped she’d be,’” 188. 53. Harlan, Booker T. Washington, 53. 54. “Aged Writer Dies,” Chicago Defender, August 23, 1930, 1. 55. Elliott, “The Story of Our Magazine,” 77. 56. Barber, “The Morning Cometh,” 38. 57. Franklin, George Washington Williams, 104–105. 58. , 112. 59.
Mr. ” Hopkins directly challenged President Roosevelt more than a year earlier in her February 1903 article, “Latest Phases of the Race Problem in America,” which begins the section on “The Colored American Magazine Controversy” because her mistrust of the president epitomizes the political attitudes that led to her ouster. ” Rather than celebrating 000 fm (i-xlvi) 12/8/06 10:38 AM Page xxx 4. Reﬂecting the views of the magazine’s new ownership, Robert H. ” (Sadly, her skepticism of Roosevelt was proven warranted in 1906, when he lost most of his African American support following the dishonorable discharge of 167 African American soldiers without trial after a shooting in Brownsville, Texas.
Daughter of the Revolution: The Major Nonfiction Works of Pauline E. Hopkins (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the Americas) by Lurie, Ira Dworkin