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Two Victorianists get chatty about the lives and work of the nineteenth-century writers time forgot.
December 25, 2020

S4:E4 – Christmas with Fanny Jackson Coppin

Show Notes

The music used in this episode's break is Charles Wood's 'Ding Dong Merrily on High', performed by Steve's Bedroom Band.


Fanny Jackson-Coppin. Reminiscences of School Life; and Hints on Teaching. Digitised by the University of North Carolina.

Cassandra Waggoner. ‘Fannie Jackson Coppin (1837-1913). Blackpast

Robin Brooks. Looking to Foremothers for Strength: A Brief Biography of the Colored Woman’s League. _Women's Studies. Sep 2018, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p609-616_.__

Geraldine J. Clifford. Those Good Gertrudes : A Social History of Women Teachers in America. (2016)

James Levy. Forging African American Minds: Black Pragmatism, “intelligent labor,” and a new look at industrial education, 1879–1900. American Nineteenth Century History. Mar2016, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p43-73.

Linda M. Perkins. Heed Life's Demands: The Educational Philosophy of Fanny Jackson Coppin_.  _The Journal of Negro Education. Vol. 51 Issue 3, p181-190

Christel N Temple. The Cosmology of Afrocentric Womanism. Western Journal of Black Studies. Spring2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p23-32.

Sources not directly used in episode but of interest Bryan Conn & Tara Bynum. Encyclopedia of African-American Writing : Five Centuries of Contribution: Trials & Triumphs of Writers, Poets, Publications and Organizations. (2018)

Kendra R. Parker. Black Female Vampires in African American Women’s Novels, 1977–2011 : She Bites Back. (2020)

Nazera Sadiq Wright. Black Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century. (2016)

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