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Harriet Jacobs : a life

Author: Jean Fagan Yellin
Publisher: New York : Basic Civitas Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a detailed study of the life of the nineteenth-century writer, covering her life under slavery, as a fugitive slave, and in the post-Civil War years, and her writing of the slave narrative "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl."
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biographies
Biography
Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yellin, Jean Fagan.
Harriet Jacobs.
New York : Basic Civitas Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)607169534
Online version:
Yellin, Jean Fagan.
Harriet Jacobs.
New York : Basic Civitas Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)608253500
Named Person: Harriet A Jacobs; Harriet A Jacobs; Harriet A Jacobs; Harriet A Jacobs; Jacobs, Harriet A. <1813-1897> - (Harriet Ann); Harriet A Jacobs
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Fagan Yellin
ISBN: 0465092888 9780465092888
OCLC Number: 52887290
Awards: Winner of Frederick Douglass Book Prize 2004.
Description: xxi, 394 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: Hatty --
Private Dreams of Freedom and a Home --
So Fondly Shielded --
My Puny Arm Felt Strong --
A Determined Will --
Cunning Against Cunning --
Sometimes Like Freedom --
Linda --
Public Dreams of Freedom and a Home --
A Great Millstone Lifted --
Let Me Come Before the World --
The Slave's Own Story --
Mrs. Jacobs --
Public Demands For Freedom and Homes --
Spared for this Work --
Justice Will Come --
Marching Without a Lance --
No Cloudless Happiness --
Remember the Poor --
Unshaken by the Wind.
Responsibility: Jean Fagan Yellin.
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Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains the most-read woman's slave narrative of all time. Jean Fagan Yellin recounts the experiences that shaped Incidents-the years Jacobs  Read more...

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