Harriet Wilson's New England (Book Title)
In 1859, Harriet Wilson, a mulatto woman from New Hampshire, published a novel with the stated hope of earning sufficient money simply to survive. Instead, her novel Our Nig; or Sketches From the Life of A Free Black, became a powerful and controversial narrative that continues to touch and unsettle readers around the world.
|Speaker Name:||JerriAnne Boggis|
|Date:||Tuesday February 05, 2013|
|Sponsoring Organization:||Exeter Historical Society|
|Location:||Exeter Historical Society, 47 Front Street|
|Contact Person:||Laura Martin Gowing [email]|