Table of contents for Workings of the spirit : the poetics of Afro-American women's writing / Houston A. Baker, Jr. ; with a phototext by Elizabeth Alexander and Patricia Redmond

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The Daughter's Departure: Theory, History, and Late-Nineteenth-Century Black Women's Writing
1. Theoretical Returns
2. Workings of the Spirit: Conjure and the Space of Black Women's Creativity
3. On Knowing Our Place
4. The Changing Instant
Toward the Iterability of ONE
Illustration Sources

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
African American women -- Intellectual life.
Women and literature -- United States.
African American women in literature.
African Americans in literature.