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Incidents in the life of a slave girl : written by herself

Author: Harriet A Jacobs; Lydia Maria Child; Jean Fagan Yellin
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1987.
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As Linda Brent, the book's heroine and narrator, Harriet Jacobs recounts the history of her family and recalls the degradation of slavery, especially the sexual oppression she experienced as a slave woman.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897.
Incidents in the life of a slave girl.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)571762390
Online version:
Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897.
Incidents in the life of a slave girl.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)610058931
Named Person: Harriet A Jacobs; Harriet Ann Jacob; Harriet A Jacobs; Harriet A Jacobs
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harriet A Jacobs; Lydia Maria Child; Jean Fagan Yellin
ISBN: 067444745X 9780674447455 0674447468 9780674447462
OCLC Number: 14240131
Description: xxxiii, 306 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Life of a slave girl.
Responsibility: by Harriet A. Jacobs ; edited by L. Maria Child ; edited and with an introduction by Jean Fagan Yellin.

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As Linda Brent, the book's heroine and narrator, Harriet Jacobs recounts the history of her family and recalls the degradation of slavery, especially the sexual oppression she experienced as a slave woman.

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Of these female slave narratives, Harriet Jacobs's "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself" is the crowning achievement. Manifesting a command of rhetorical and narrative Read more...

 
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