Category: 1909


  • Three Lives

    Three Lives

    Three Lives tells the stories of three working class women — Anna, a conscientious but rigid serving woman; Melanctha, a worldly-wise and sensitive black girl; and Lena, a gentle but feeble-minded maid. Although these are relatively ordinary women, in the author’s hands their lives and minds take on extraordinary interest. Told in clear, carefully crafted prose, […] Read more