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Keckley, Elizabeth

Overview
Works: 6 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 566 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Biographies  Slave narratives  Records and correspondence  History  Interviews  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Elizabeth Keckley
Behind the scenes : or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley( )

44 editions published between 1868 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical narrative, BEHIND THE SCENES traces Elizabeth Keckley's life from her enslavement in Virginia and North Carolina to her time as seamstress to Mary Todd Lincoln in the White House during Abraham Lincoln's administration. It was quite controversial at the time of its release--an uncompromising work that transgressed Victorian boundaries between public and private life, and lines of race, gender, and society
Behind the scenes or, thirty years a slave, and four years in the White House by Elizabeth Keckley( )

1 edition published in 1868 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.24 for Behind the ... to 0.95 for Behind the ...)

Behind the scenes : or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House
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Alternative Names
Garland, Elizabeth 1824-1907

Garland, Lizzy 1824-1907

Keckley, Elizabeth Hobbs 1824-1907

Keckley, Lizzy 1824-1907

Keckly, Elizabeth 1824-1907

Keckly, Lizzie 1824-1907

Languages
English (59)