Published June 1, 1999
by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English
|Contributions||George Hendrick (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Written by Herself, by Harriet Ann Jacobs, is a first-person narrative of Ms. Jacobs, who was a slave in the antebellum south. Her story as a slave really begins when she reaches puberty, and her master makes it known he will control her sexuality (he already has children by eleven other slave women)/5(35). The majority of the slave holders were this way; it was. Filled with sadness, heartache and misery, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is the personal story of Harriet Ann Jacobs, known as Linda. Linda was born into slavery and enjoyed a life of childish happiness for a short time/5. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Resources Websites. Written By Herself Get your Harriet Jacobs fix with the entire text of Incidents, in your choice of plain text or page images. Harriet’s Brother Wrote a Book, Too John Jacobs’s narrative, The Leisure Hour. It's Not All Beaches and Mountains North Carolina was plenty involved in the. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiography by Harriet Jacobs that was first published in
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Ann Jacobs is a book that entails her narration of the experiences she had as a slave. The original copy of the book was published in , and has had several reprints since its first publication. Although generally ignored by critics, who often dismissed Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself as a fictionalized account of slavery, the work is heralded today as the first book-length narrative by an ex-slave that reveals the unique brutalities inflicted on enslaved women. Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself () Harriet Jacobs wrote this autobiography under the pseudonym of Linda Brent, and she also used pseudonyms for the others who appear in her story. Historians have since uncovered the real names of all the people she discusses. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Revolution to the Civil War () Subject: Women slaves -- United States -- Biography Subject: Slaves -- United States -- Biography Subject: Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions Subject: Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, This is the standard edition of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, reissued here in the John Harvard Library and updated with a new bibliography. Product Details; Publish your book with B&N. Learn : Harvard. An innocent young slave girl, Linda must grow up fast when she finds herself in the clutches of a morally corrupt master. She begins life with a secure attachment to her parents, who take excellent care of her for her first six years. They don’t tell her she is a slave, which enables her to. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl opens with an introduction in which the author, Harriet Jacobs, states her reasons for writing an autobiography. Her story is painful, and she would rather have kept it private, but she feels that making it public may help the antislavery by: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself by Harriet Jacobs Abridged and with commentary by James Frieden, Harriet Jacobs was born into slavery in approximately in Edenton, a small town in North Carolina. She lived for 84 years and died in Harriet Jacobs’ slave narrative was firstFile Size: KB.