Tagged With: Sarah Stanley Grimké
This new study from Rutgers University Press provides the longest and most informative publication to date about Angelina Weld Grimké, one of three Harlem Renaissance poets discussed by Maureen Honey. Here is the summary from the publisher’s website: The Harlem Renaissance was a watershed moment for racial uplift, poetic innovation, sexual liberation, and female empowerment. … Continue reading
Thanks to Marc Demarest for this find.
As 2012 opens, my research and writing focus is shifting from Ghost Land to Esoteric Lessons. One of the major differences is that Sarah Stanley Grimke’s writing never appeals to the authority of mysterious adepts in the way that Britten did. Nor is there any overt autobiographical content; we have to read between the lines to … Continue reading
A More Noble Cause: A. B. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana by Rachel Loraine Emanuel is the most recent book to mention Sarah Stanley Grimke. As usual, the reference is to her daughter and husband, and only briefly to Sarah; Angelina’s acquaintance with the Civil Rights leader is the cause for her … Continue reading