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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Civil War Classics): A Memoir of a Former Slave
by Harriet A. Jacobs
To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Diversion Books is publishing seminal works of the era: stories told by the men and women who led, who fought, and who lived in an America that had come apart at the seams. Among the first of slave narratives to be published, Harriet A. Jacobs led an extraordinary life...
Published in 1861, Harriet Jacobs's "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" was one of the first of the personal slave narratives. At the time this book was first published Harriet Jacobs was living as an escaped slave in the North, a precarious position given the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850. Originally published under the pseudonym Linda...
Harriet A. Jacobs was an American abolitionist who escaped from slavery. Jacobs is now best known for writing Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, an autobiographical novel that was published in 1861. The book details how Jacobs’ gained freedom for herself and her children. The book is also notable for its description of the sexual...
Incidents In The Life Of A Slave Girl: Color Illustrated, Formatted for E-Readers (Unabridged Version)
by Harriet A. Jacobs
How is this book unique? Formatted for E-Readers, Unabridged & Original version . You will find it much more comfortable to read on your device/app. Easy on your eyes. Includes: 15 Colored Illustrations and Biography Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiography by a young mother and fugitive slave published in 1861...
Straightforward, yet often poetic accounts of the battle for freedom, three memoirs by courageous black women vividly chronicle their struggles in the bonds of slavery, their rebellion against degrading injustice, and their determination to attain racial equality. In Narrative of Sojourner Truth , one of the most important documents...
Portions of Harriet Jacobs’s “Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl” first appeared serially in 1861 in the New York Tribune; however publication ceased before the completion of the narrative due to its being deemed as too shocking for the average newspaper reader of the day. Harriet Jacobs wrote under the pseudonym of Linda Brent...
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