Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and Other Slave Narratives

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl and Other Slave Narratives

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Overview

INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL AND OTHER SLAVE NARRATIVES is a collection of six accounts of slavery from the 18th and 19th centuries, including well-known works by Harriet Jacobs, Frederick Douglass, and Olaudah Equiano, as well as more obscure writings by Louis Hughes, J.W.C. Pennington, and Sojourner Truth. All of these eyewitness accounts give fascinating--and often disturbing--insight into the nature of slavery in the New World.

• INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL, Harriet Jacobs
• THE INTERESTING NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF OLAUDAH EQUIANO, Olaudah Equiano
• THIRTY YEARS A SLAVE, Louis Hughes
• THE FUGITIVE BLACKSMITH, James W.C. Pennington
• NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, Frederick Douglass
• THE NARRATIVE OF SOJOURNER TRUTH, Olive Gilbert

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151422666
Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date: 06/18/2015
Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 860,723
File size: 682 KB

About the Author

Harriet Ann Jacobs (1813-1897) was an African-American slave and abolitionist. Her biographical INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL was the among the first accounts of slavery written by a former slave, and one of the first to detail the sexual harassment of slaves by their owners.

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