By Erlene Stetson,Linda David
In Glorying in Tribulation, Stetson provides a brand new size of Sojourner Truth's personality. a lot of the data relating to this oft-quoted African American girl is both the stuff of legend or is in dispute. this significant new biography takes either legend and truth and units them right into a better historic context. The authors make the most of archival resources, and other kinds of direct and oblique facts to create a greater realizing of fact. We see her victories in addition to her defeats--we see her as a true individual. fact comes alive within the pages of this booklet via her poignant, prophetic phrases and we notice that what she stated within the 19th century is simply as suitable to us today.
Glorying in Tribulation bargains scholars, students, and academics of yankee historical past and tradition experiences a entire glance and a brand new point of view on Truth's contribution to American historical past. it's a long-overdue, intriguing interpretation of the which means of Sojourner Truth's life.
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Glorying in Tribulation: The Life Work of Sojourner Truth by Erlene Stetson,Linda David