Truth, “Address at the Woman’s Rights Convention,” Sources

Suggested Readings, Audio-Visual Materials, and Online Resources

Readings

Bacon, Jacqueline. The Humblest May Stand Forth: Rhetoric, Empowerment, and Abolition.  Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002.

Fitch, Suzanne Pullon, and Roseann M. Mandziuk. Sojourner Truth as Orator: Wit, Story, and Song. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997.

Gaines, Robert N. “The Processes and Challenges of Textual Authentication.” In The Handbook of Rhetoric and Public Address. Ed. Shawn J. Parry-Giles and J. Michael Hogan, 133-156. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2010.

Greyser, Naomi. “Affective Geographies: Sojourner Truth’s Narrative, Feminism, and the Ethical Bind of Sentimentalism.” American Literature 79, no. 2 (2007): 275-305.

Logan, Shirley Wilson. “Black Speakers, White Representations: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and the Construction of a Public Persona.” In African American Rhetoric(S): Interdisciplinary Perspectives, ed. Elaine B. Richardson and Ronald L. Jackson, 21-36. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2004.

Mabee, Carleton, and Susan Mabee Newhouse. Sojourner Truth: Slave, Prophet, Legend. New York: New York University Press, 1993.

Painter, Nell Irvin. “Difference, Slavery, and Memory: Sojourner Truth in Feminist Abolitionism.” In The Abolitionist Sisterhood: Women’s Political Culture in Antebellum America, ed. Jean Fagan Yellin and John C. Van Horne, 139-158. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1994.

________. “Representing Truth: Sojourner Truth’s Knowing and Becoming Known.” The Journal of American History 81, no. 2 (1994): 461-492.

________. Sojourner Truth: A Life, a Symbol. New York: W. W. Norton, 1996.

Stetson, Erlene, and Linda David. Glorying in Tribulation: The Lifework of Sojourner Truth. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 1994.

Truth, Sojourner, and Frances W. Titus. Narrative of Sojourner Truth; a Bonds-Woman of Olden Time, Emancipated by the New York Legislature in the Early Part of the Present Century; with a History of Her Labors and Correspondence Drawn from Her “Book of Life.” Battle Creek, MI: For the author, 1878.

Washington, Margaret. Sojourner Truth’s America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

Audio-Visual Materials

“Battle Creek Monument Park.” C-SPAN School Bus, December 8, 1996, C-SPAN, http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/163954-1.

“History of Black Leaders Panel.” Printers Row Lit Fest, June 6, 2009, C-SPAN,           http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/286861-7.

McGill, Alice. “Sojourner Truth Speaks.” ed. Alice McGill. Joppa, MD, 1986.

“Sojourner Truth Crusade.” National Congress of Black Women, August 15, 2002, C-SPAN, http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/172042-1.

“Sojourner Truth Discussion.” Sojourner Truth Institute, April 29, 2001, C-SPAN, http://www.c- spanvideo.org/program/Sojour.

“Sojourner Truth: A Life, A Symbol.” Nell Irvin Painter, C-SPAN Booknotes, http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Soj.

“Sojourner Truth Portrayal.” Rivier College, February 18, 1997, C-SPAN, http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/78980-1.

“Sojourner Truth and Women’s History.” Federal Judicial Center, April 24, 2001, C-SPAN, http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Sojou.

“Tribute to Sojourner Truth.” U.S. Capitol, April 28, 2009, C-SPAN. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/285528-1.

Truth, Sojourner. Words of Truth Songs and Speeches of Sojourner Truth. Battle Creek, MI: Sojourner Truth Institute of Battle Creek, 2005.

“Writings of Sojourner Truth.” C-SPAN American Writers, April 30, 2001, C-SPAN,             http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/163774-1.

On-Line Resources

Ohio Historical Society. Marker #6-77 Site of Sojourner Truth’s Speech on Women’s Rights. Remarkable Ohio, http://www.remarkableohio.org/HistoricalMarker.aspx?historicalMarkerId=169&fileId=9687.

Image of the Akron Universalist Church, site of Sojourner Truth’s speech,             http://www.uuakron.org/history/.

“Sojourner Truth Bust.” Architect of the Capitol, http://www.aoc.gov/cc/art/truth_bust.cfm.

“Sojourner Truth Institute,” http://www.sojournertruth.org/Default.htm.

“Sojourner Truth (Educational Materials: African American Odyssey).” Library of Congress, http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/odyssey/educate/truth.html.

“Sojourner Truth: Online Resources,” Virtual Services, Library of Congress,             http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/truth/.

“This Far by Faith, Sojourner Truth,” PBS, http://www.pbs.org/thisfarbyfaith/people/ sojourner_truth.html.