Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Voices From The Past Series): A Painful Memoir That Uncovered the Despicable Sexual, Emotional & Psychological  by Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Voices From The Past Series): A Painful Memoir That…

byHarriet Jacobs

Kobo ebook | January 16, 2017

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This carefully crafted ebook: "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Voices From The Past Series)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Excerpt: "Reader be assured this narrative is no fiction. I am aware that some of my adventures may seem incredible; but they are, nevertheless, strictly true. I have not exaggerated the wrongs inflicted by Slavery; on the contrary, my descriptions fall far short of the facts. I have concealed the names of places, and given persons fictitious names. I had no motive for secrecy on my own account, but I deemed it kind and considerate towards others to pursue this course...." "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" was one of the first books to address the struggle for freedom by female slaves; explore their struggles with sexual harassment and abuse; and their effort to protect their roles as women and mothers. After being overshadowed by the Civil War, the novel was rediscovered in the late 20th century and since then hasn't been out of print ever. It is one of the seminal books written on the theme of slavery from a woman's point of view and appreciated worldwide academically as well. Harriet Jacobs (1813–1897) was an African-American writer who was formerly a fugitive slave. To save her family and her own identity from being found out, she used the pseudonym of Linda Brent and wrote secretly during the night.

Title:Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Voices From The Past Series): A Painful Memoir That…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 16, 2017Publisher:e-artnowLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:802687305X

ISBN - 13:9788026873051

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