Incidents in the life of a slave girl : written by herself / by Harriet A. Jacobs ; edited by L. Maria Child ; edited and with an introduction by Jean Fagan Yellin.
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- ISBN: 067444745X
- ISBN: 0674447468
- Physical Description: xxxiii, 306 pages : illustrations, portrait, facsimiles ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1987.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-292) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Childhood -- The new master and mistress -- The slaves' New Year's Day -- The slave who dared to feel like a man -- The trials of girlhood -- The jealous mistress -- The lover -- What slaves are taught to think of the North -- Sketches of neighboring slaveholders -- A perilous passage in the slave girl's life -- The new tie to life -- Fear of insurrection -- The church and slavery -- Another link to life -- Continued persecutions -- Scenes at the plantation -- The flight -- Months of peril -- The children sold -- New perils -- The loophole of retreat -- Christmas festivities -- Still in prison -- The candidate for Congress -- Competition in cunning -- Important era in my brother's life -- New destination for the children -- Aunt Nancy -- Preparations for escape -- Northward bound -- Incidents in Philadelphia -- The meeting of mother and daughter -- A home found -- The old enemy again -- Prejudice against color -- The hairbreadth escape -- A visit to England -- Renewed invitations to go South -- The confession -- The Fugitive Slave Law -- Free at last.
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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Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.1 14 179006.
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|Subject:||Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897.
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