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Frederick Douglass, H.D.: Egypt Again
Janurary 2, 2013 She never mentioned him and probably never read him. Still, he anticipated her. Visiting Egypt in 1887, Douglass wrote: “I do not know of what color and features the ancient Egyptians were, but the great mass of … Continue reading
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Margaret Fuller, H.D., Joanne Kyger
December 7, 2011 Why is it that all of them reach back to ancient Greece, and not always out of any reverence for the classics? Of the three, Margaret Fuller is the most law-abiding: in Woman in the Nineteenth Century, … Continue reading
Posted in ancient Greece, Classics, Egypt, epic, Gender, Global South, Translation, Uncategorized, world literature Tagged Black Athena, Classics, Cyropedia, Egypt, Euripides, Global South, Greece, H.D., Helen in Egypt, Herodotus, Hesiod, Homer, Joanne Kyger, Margaret Fuller, Martin Bernal, Penelope, Woman in the Nineteenth Century, Xenophon 5 Comments