Foster, Frances Smith

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FOSTER, Frances Smith

FOSTER, Frances Smith. American, b. 1944. Genres: History, Literary criticism and history, Women's studies and issues. Career: San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, professor of literature, 1971-88; University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, professor of literature, 1988-94; Emory University, Atlanta, 1994-; writer. Publications: Witnessing Slavery: The Development of Ante-Bellum Slave Narratives, 1979; Written by Herself: Literary Production of African American Women, 1746-1892, 1994. EDITOR: Minnie's Sacrifice, 1994; A Brighter Coming Day: A Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Reader, 1990; (co) Oxford Companion to African American Literature, 1997; Behind the Scenes, 2001; (co) Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, 2001; (co) Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature, 2001. Address: Dept of English, Callaway Memorial Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]