Scholarship (bibliographies, criticism):

A thorough Research Guide (including a brief bibliography and information on major manuscript collections)

PAL: Perspectives in American Literature: A Research and Reference  Guide, Chapter 6: Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins (1859-1930)       (Selected bibliography and study questions prepared by Paul P. Reuben)

A Celebration of Women Writers (bibliographic information, plus links    to downloadable versions of works by women writers)

A short bibliography of works by and about Hopkins

Learn more about the Colored Co-operative Publishing Company’s subscription agents from “Putting Them on the Map.” This digital humanities project visualizes their national network of agents in the early 1900s.


Heath Anthology suggestions for teaching Hopkins’ work

Discussion questions about Hopkins (prepared by Paul P. Reuben)

Hopkins Works Online:

Contending Forces, 1900 (Prepared as part of The Digital Schomburg)

Cover of edition of Contending Forces, 1900 (From the Givens Collection of African American literature)

Hagar’s Daughter: A Story of Southern Caste Prejudice(In HTML at Celebration of Women Writers)

Winona: A Tale of Negro Life in the South and Southwest (HTML at Celebration of Women Writers)

The Digital Colored American Magazine

African American History Online:

Learn more about the African American experience from Documenting History: Teenie Harris Archive

Look at the December 1906 cover of New Colored American Magazine

Learn more about the Colored American Magazine from Professor Melvin R. Sylvester’s Annotated Bibliography of Negro Periodicals in the United States

Other Organizations

The Hopkins Society encourages interest in these organizations:

The American Literature Association:  “a coalition of societies devoted to the study of American authors.”

The Society for the Study of American Women Writers: “established to promote the study of American women writers through the research, teaching, publication, and the strengthening of relations among persons and institutions in this country and internationally who are devoted to such studies, and the broadening of knowledge among the general public about American women writers.”

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