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Harriet Ann Jacobs

Author (1813 — 7-Mar-1897)


Deborah M. Garfield; Rafia Zafar (editors). Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: New Critical Essays. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1995. 256pp.

Harriet Ann Jacobs. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself.. (self-published). 1861. Written under the pseudonym Linda Brent.

Yvonne Johnson. The Voices of African American Women: The Use of Narrative and Authorial Voice in the Works of Harriet Jacobs, Zora Neale Hurston, and Alice Walker. Peter Lang Publishing. 1999. 157pp.

Jean Fagan Yellin. Harriet Jacobs: A Life. New York: Basic Books. 2004. 394pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.217)

  5. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.517)

  6. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.368)

  7. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.566)

  8. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.428)

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