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Feminize Your Canon: Alice Dunbar-Nelson

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Feminize Your Canon: Alice Dunbar-Nelson

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Our column Feminize Your Canon explores the lives of underrated and underread female authors. In April 1895, the up-and-coming poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, whom Frederick Douglass had dubbed “the most promising young colored man in America,” saw a poem by a young writer, Alice Ruth Moore, accompanied …

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Literary magazine featuring original writing, art, and in- depth interviews with famous writers.