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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl By Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs


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Summary

A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina, and her final escape and emancipation, Jacobs' narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published in 1861, is one of the most important books ever written documenting the traumas and horrors of slavery in the antebellum South.

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Summary

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself by Harriet Jacobs

A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina, and her final escape and emancipation, Jacobs' narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published in 1861, is one of the most important books ever written documenting the traumas and horrors of slavery in the antebellum South.

About Harriet Jacobs

Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897 In one of the most significant slave narratives ever written, Harriet Jacobs, born a slave to mulatto parents in 1813 North Carolina, recounts her remarkable story. From her sale to an abusive master, to her bid for freedom as the lover of a white man, to her ultimate and harrowing emancipation, this work is an outstanding example of a woman's extraordinary courage--and one of the most provocative first-person accounts of slavery in American history

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GOR008071104
9780140437959
0140437959
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself by Harriet Jacobs
Used - Well Read
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
20051124
320
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