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Author Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897.

Title Incidents in the life of a slave girl [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2019.
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Series Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers ; 9
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Summary Harriet Ann Jacob's autobiography, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girlє documents her life as a slave and how she attained freedom for herself and her children. Harrowing in its descriptions of sexual abuse, Jacob's slave narrative is notable for its appeal to abolitionist women to open their eyes to the realities of slavery. Deemed too shocking for reading audiences at the time, the book was shelved for a time before it was published in 1861 near the start of the Civil War.
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Subject Jacobs, Harriet A. (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897.
Slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Women slaves -- United States -- Biography.
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Slavery -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women slaves -- Biography.
Slavery -- United States -- Personal narratives.
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ISBN 9781974939220 (electronic bk.)
1974939227 (electronic bk.)
Music No. MWT12295298
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