Readership: Readers of The New York Review of Books, New Republic, Nation, Book Forum, Harper's, Ebony, The Chronicle, American Quarterly, American Literary History; Callaloo, Black Issues Book Review, Journal of American History; students and professors of African American studies.
Frances Smith Foster, Charles Howard Chandler Professor in English and Women's Studies and Chair of the English Department, Emory University
1.: Where Is the Love?
2.: Whose Story Is It, Anyhow?
3.: Who Giveth This Woman and Other Fallacies
4.: Marriage is a Mystery of History
5.: Taking Stock in Bondings
6.: Under Matrimonial Obligations
7.: Choosing Partners
8.: Courting Customs
9.: Until Death-Or Distance-Do Us Part
10.: The Good Wife and the Happy Husband
11.: Writing Things Right