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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself: With Related Documents

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In this volume, Jennifer Fleischner examines the first- and best-known female account of life under, and escape from, slavery -- Harriet Jacobs' autobiography. In her introduction, Fleischner shows how Jacobs used the written word to liberate herself and promote the end of slavery by carefully discussing her sexual exploitation as a slave in ways that would inspire sympathy in -- and not offend -- her Victorian white, middle-class, female audience. An updated introduction explores Jacobs' personal struggles with religion ...

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself: With Related Documents
2019, Bedford Books

ISBN-13: 9781319169251

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself: With Related Documents
2009, Bedford Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780312442668

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