Frances E. W. Harper

Iola Leroy


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This is the story of Iola Leroy, a free-born, mixed-race woman who passed as white. Her true racial identity eventually discovered, she was …

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This is a collection of 25 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2013.

Trial and Triumph


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This novel, like two other novels that Harper serialized in The Christian Recorder, sets forth the principles which make for a meaningful, m…

Short Poetry Collection 113


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2012.

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This is a collection of 45 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2017.

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This is a collection of 34 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2017.

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This is a collection of 28 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2017.

Minnie's Sacrifice


Read by Jim Locke


Minnie, who lives in the South, does not know she is a mulatto. She is sent to the North after her mother's death, and there she marries Lou…

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This is a collection of 39 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2018.

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This is a collection of 38 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for September 2018.

Sowing and Reaping


Read by Jim Locke


This novel is subtitled A Temperance Story, which identifies explicitly the focus of the work. Frances Harper is a Christian moralist and us…

Poems


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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an influential female African American poet. Her poetry often deals with themes of freedom, discrimination,…

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This is a collection of 66 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for February 2021.

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This is a collection of 64 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for October 2020. October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this …

The Crocuses


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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an African-American abolitionist, suffragist, poet and author. She was also active in other types of socia…

Going East


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Going East by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May…