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  1. Biography - Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins (1825-1911): An article from: Contemporary Authors Online by Gale Reference Team, 2007-01-01
  2. Poems by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper 1825-1911, 1898-12-31
  3. Poems on miscellaneous subjects by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper 1825-1911, 1857-12-31
  4. Idylls of the Bible by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper 1825-1911, 1901-12-31
  5. "One great bundle of humanity": Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911) by Margaret Hope Bacon, 1989
  6. Iola Leroy, or, Shadows uplifted by Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 Harper, 2009-10-26
  7. MINNIES SACRIFICECL (Black Women Writer Series) by Frances E. W. Harper, Frances Smith Foster, 1994-06-01
  8. Iola (Black Classics) by Frances E. W. Harper, 1996-09
  9. Discarded Legacy: Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E.W. Harper, 1825-1911 (African American Life) by Melba Joyce Boyd, 1994-06

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Some, though they lived centuries ago, are still alive in popular culture; music and poetry by the Roman Catholic abbess Hildegard can be heard in contemporary recordings, and Murasaki Shikibu 's The Tale of Genji is one of the greatest works of Japanese literature. Many women overcame the oppression of their surroundings through determination and ingenuity: Harriet Tubman escaped slavery and risked her life helping others to freedom. Other women grew up in privileged surroundings; the philosopher and mathematician Hypatia and the historian Ban Zhao were born to families that permitted the education of girls in an era when females were rarely even taught to read. Not all of these women changed the world for the good. Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl produced propaganda films that glorified Adolf Hitler's brutal Third Reich. Many suffered through the deeds of Jiang Qing , who fought bitterly to advance her own political powers during China's Cultural Revolution. Some were warriors such as Boudicca , who led a bloody rebellion against the Romans. Others advocated peace:

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3. Iola Leroy Shadows Uplifted By Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins - CHAPTER XXXI. | L
CHAPTER XXXI. DAWN ING AF FEC TIONS. “Doc tor,” said Io la, as they walked home from the _con ver sazione_, “I wish I could do some thing more for our peo ple
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    DAWN­ING AF­FEC­TIONS. “Why not,” asked Dr. La­timer, “write a good, strong book which would be help­ful to them? I think there is an amount of dor­mant tal­ent among us, and a large field from which to gath­er ma­te­ri­als for such a book.” “I would do it, will­ing­ly, if I could; but one needs both leisure and mon­ey to make a suc­cess­ful book. There is ma­te­ri­al among us for the broad­est come­dies and the deep­est tragedies, but, be­sides mon­ey and leisure, it needs pa­tience, per­se­ver­ance, courage, and the hand of an artist to weave it in­to the lit­er­ature of the coun­try.” “Miss Leroy, you have a large and rich ex­pe­ri­ence; you pos­sess a vivid imag­ina­tion and glow­ing fan­cy. Write, out of the full­ness of your heart, a book to in­spire men and wom­en with a deep­er sense of jus­tice and hu­man­ity.” “Doc­tor,” replied Io­la, “I would do it if I could, not for the mon­ey it might bring, but for the good it might do. But who be­lieves any good can come out of the black Nazareth?”

4. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins - Hutchinson Encyclopedia Article
US social reformer, lecturer, and poet. The bestknown African-American poet of the era, she also published articles against slavery and a short story, ‘The Two Offers’ (1859
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5. 2006 Base API School Report - Harper, (Frances Ellen Watkins) Jr. High
200607 Accountability Progress Reporting (APR) School Report - Base API, Ranks, and Targets 2006 Base Academic Performance Index (API) Report
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6. Oxford AASC: Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins At A Glance
1845 Forest Leaves, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper's first book of poems, is published. 1854 Frances Ellen Watkins Harper combines poems and essays into the book Poems on
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was born free in Maryland and later became an antislavery lecturer and poet. She worked for civil rights after the Civil War, and also for women's
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    "Every mother should endeavor to be a true artist." An essay from African American reformer Frances Ellen Watkins Harper on the role of motherhood near the end of the 19th century (1892). Free Women's History Newsletter!

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    Dates:
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    Occupation:
    lecturer, poet
    Known for:
    abolitionist poetry and activism, work for equal rights for African Americans and for women
    Also known as:
    Frances E.W. Harper, Effie Afton
    About Frances Ellen Watkins Harper:
    Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was orphaned by the age of three, and was raised by an aunt and uncle. She studied Bible, literature, and public speaking at a school founded by her uncle, William Watkins Academy for Negro Youth. At 14, she needed to work, but could only find jobs in domestic service and as a seamstress. She published her first volume of poetry in Baltimore about 1845, Forest Leaves or Autumn Leaves , but no copies are now known to exist.

    9. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911. - The Black Abolitionist Archive :: Un
    Eloquent speech regarding the ongoing issue of free versus slave state designation as new states enter the Union. The speaker told of her experience as witness to the continued
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    10. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins | House Divided
    Frances Harper was orphaned at an early age and raised by an aunt. She attended a school for free blacks, which was run by her uncle, the Reverend William Watkins.
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    11. Frances Ellen-Watkins Harper Learning To Read
    Dromo's Den Francis Ellen Harper Image. Audio recording (download wav. file) (courtesy Rothe Technologies, Inc.) Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
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    Dromo's Den Up Dromo's Den Francis Ellen Harper Image Audio recording (download wav. file) (courtesy Rothe Technologies, Inc. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Learning to Read Very soon the Yankee teachers Came down and set up school; But, oh! how the Rebs did hate it, It was agin' their rule. Our masters always tried to hide Book learning from our eyes; Knowledge did'nt agree with slavery 'Twould make us all too wise. But some of us would try to steal A little from the book, And put the words together, And learn by hook or crook. I remember Uncle Caldwell, Who took pot liquor fat And greased the pages of his book, And hid it in his hat. And had his master ever seen The leaves upon his head, He'd have thought them greasy papers, But nothing to be read. And there was Mr. Turner's Ben, Who heard the children spell, And picked the words right up by heart, And learned to read 'em well. Well, the Northern folks kept sending The Yankee teachers down; And they stood right up and helped us, Though Rebs did sneer and frown.

    12. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins Definition Of Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins In The
    Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins (1825–1911) social reformer, lecturer, poet; born in Baltimore, Md. Born free in a slave city, she was raised by an abolitionist uncle and was well
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    13. Minnie's Sacrifice, Sowing And Reaping, Trial And Triumph: Three Rediscovered No
    Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins. Minnie's Sacrifice, Sowing and Reaping, Trial and Triumph Three Rediscovered Novels by Frances E.W. Harper. Edited by Francis Smith Foster.
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    14. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins. (Article, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
    Get this from a library! Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins..
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    How often would she lay her dear hands upon my head, and clasp my
    hands in hers and say, 'Paul, I want you to live so that you can always
    feel that there is no eye before whose glance you will shrink, no voice
    from whose tones your heart will quail, because your hands are not
    clean, or your record not pure,' and I feel glad to-day that the precepts and example of that dear mother have given tone and coloring to my life; and though she has been in her grave for many years, her memory and her words are still to me an ever present inspiration." "Yes Paul; I remember your mother. I wish! Oh well there is no use wishing. But if all Christians were like her, I would have more faith in their religion." "But John the failure of others is no excuse for our own derelictions." "Well, I suppose not. It is said, the way Jerusalem was kept clean, every man swept before his own door. And so you will not engage in the business?"

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    17. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Essay
    An essay or paper on Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was a gifted poet, author, and lecturer. Her humble beginnings had a profound affect on her thirst
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    Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
    Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was a gifted poet, author, and lecturer. Her humble beginnings had a profound affect on her thirst for knowledge and justice for the Negro slave. As life and its many challenges unfolded for Harper during the 1800’s, she embraced those obstacles with grace and dignity as she endured the struggles of the abolitionist movement. Therefore, this paper will examine her background, provide a critical analysis of five of her poems, and a personal commentary will be provided.
    According to Hill, Harper was born on September 24, 1824 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was the daughter of free slaves and was orphaned at the age of three. Fortunately, Harper was placed in the loving care of her uncle, William Watkins, who deeply influenced her life. William Watkins was a “self educated minister, a shoemaker by trade, and a staunch abolitionist, who taught her the classics, the Bible, rhetoric, and antislavery writings” (Hill, 345). He also had a major influence on Harper’s political, religious, and social views (Sara A. Therkelsen and Chanomi Maxwell-Parish, voices.cla.umn.edu/authors/francesellenwatikinsharper.html).
    She began her childhood education at the Academy for Negro Y
    Because of her marriage to Fenton Harper in 1860, Frances Ellen

    18. Eliza Harris By Frances Ellen Watkins Harper : The Poetry Foundation [poem] : Fi
    Like a fawn from the arrow, startled and wild, / A woman swept by us, bearing a child; / In her eye was the night of a settled despair, / And her brow was o'ershaded with anguish
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    Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins (1825–1911), novelist, poet, essayist , journalist, orator, and activist. Born free in the slave state of Maryland , Frances Ellen Watkins was
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    Home Library African American Literature Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins (1825–1911), novelist, poet, essayist , journalist, orator, and activist. Born free in the slave state of Maryland , Frances Ellen Watkins was orphaned at an early age. She attended the William Watkins Academy for Negro Youth in Baltimore , an institution noted for rigorous training in a classical curriculum of languages, biblica studies, and elocution , and for developing professiona and religious leaders of unusual personal integrity and political activity. Harper was an exemplary alumna. At age twenty-five, she moved to Columbus, Ohio, to become the first woman professor at the newly formed Union Seminary (later Wilberforce University ). Exiled from Maryland by state laws that prohibited entry of free blacks into the state and frustrated by the increasing power of slaveholders, in 1853 Harper moved to Philadelphia , where she lived at an Underground Railroad station and devoted her life and literature to abolition and other social reform movements. Her literary production at that time included poems and essays such as

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