Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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The author, ex-slave Harriet Jacobs, speaks through her narrator Linda Brent to reveal a story of enslavement, degradation, and sexual exploitation. A book-length narrative, it is often cited as the counterpart to Frederick Douglass' An American Slave. Addressing white women in the North about the bondage of black women in the South, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl focuses on five distinct phases in Linda Brent's life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 132.08 x 208.28 x 7.62mm | 158.76g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 076458555X
  • 9780764585555
  • 1,401,768

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About Durthy A. Washington

Durthy A. Washington has published numerous articles, essays, and book reviews. She lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she currently serves as English Instructor and Writing Center Director at the U.S. Air Force Academy.show more

Table of contents

Life and Background of the Author. Introduction to the Novel. Critical Commentaries. Chapters 1 -- 41. Character Analyses. Critical Essays. CliffsNotes Review. CliffsNotes Resource Center. Index.show more

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