Six Women's Slave Narratives

Six Women's Slave Narratives

by William L. Andrews, Mattie Jackson, Mary Prince
     
 

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Six Women's Slave narratives contains stories that embody most of the predominant themes and narrative forms found in African-American women's autobiographies from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning with the first female slave narrative from the Americas, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave (1831), the collection includes writings by… See more details below

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Six Women's Slave narratives contains stories that embody most of the predominant themes and narrative forms found in African-American women's autobiographies from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning with the first female slave narrative from the Americas, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave (1831), the collection includes writings by 'Old Elizabeth, ' Mattie J. Jackson, Lucy A. Delaney, Kate Drumgoold, and Annie L. Burton.

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"Great collection to augment male narratives and Jacobs."—Roma Johnson, Tufts University

"Excellent."—Dr. Jane Buchanan, Bentley College (check name)

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ISBN-13:
9780195052626
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/2006
Series:
Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 6.81(h) x 1.24(d)

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