Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself. Linda Brent (Harriet Jacobs). "Northerners know nothing at all about Slavery. They think it is perpetual bondage only. They have no conception of the depth of _degradation_ involved in that word, SLAVERY; if they had, they would never cease their efforts until so. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself, by Harriet Ann Jacobs, A short Harriet Jacobs biography describes Harriet Jacobs's life, times, and work. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiography by a young mother and fugitive slave published in by L. Maria Child, who edited the book for its author, Harriet Ann Jacobs. Jacobs used the pseudonym Linda Brent. The book documents Jacobs' life as a slave and how she gained freedom for herself and for her. If you like slavery, sexual coercion, and bitter injustice, then boy are you going to love Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Harriet Jacobs—or Linda, as she calls herself—has six measly years of happiness before she realizes that her carefree childhood is a big ol' lie: she's a slave, and she's about to embark on decades of . Free summary and analysis of the events in Harriet Jacobsâ€™s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl that wonâ€™t make you snore. We promise.
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