Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
By (author) Harriet Jacobs
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
Book DescriptionThis autobiographical account by a former slave is one of the few extant narratives written by a woman. Written and published in 1861, it delivers a powerful portrayal of the brutality of slave life. Jacobs speaks frankly of her master's abuse and her eventual escape, in a tale of dauntless spirit and faith.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486419312
(210mm x 133mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Harriet Jacobs
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Paperback (November 2015)
Harriet Jacobs's slave narrative is remarkable for its candid exposure of the sexual abuse suffered by slaves at the hands of their owners. Her sufferings, and eventual escape to the North, are described in vivid detail. This edition also includes her brother's short memoir, 'A True Tale of Slavery'.
Three Narratives of Slavery, Paperback (December 2008)
Straightforward, yet often poetic, accounts of the battle for freedom, these memoirs by three courageous black women vividly chronicle their struggles in the bonds of slavery, their rebellion against injustice, and their determination to attain equality.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave & Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Paperback / softback» View all books by Harriet Jacobs
In his wrenching, classic autobiography--one of the most important documents in American history--Douglass describes himself as a man who became a slave and, later, a slave who became a man. Reissue.
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