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Selected Readings Related to
Harriet A. Jacobs, 1813-1897

by
William L. Andrews


Biography

Yellin, Jean Fagan. Harriet Jacobs: A Life. New York: Basic Civitas Books, 2004.

Editions

McKay, Nellie Y. and Frances Smith Foster, eds. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Contexts, Criticism. Norton Critical Editions. New York: Norton, 2001.

Yellin, Jean Fagan, ed. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2000.

Critical Studies

Andrews, William L. To Tell a Free Story. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1986.

Braxton, Joanne M. Black Women Writing Autobiography: A Tradition Within a Tradition. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1989.

Foster, Frances Smith. Written By Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 1746-1892. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1993.

Garfield, Deborah M. and Rafia Zafar, eds. Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: New Critical Essays. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1996.

Nelson, Dana D. The Word in Black and White: Reading "Race" in American Literature, 1638-1867. New York: Oxford UP, 1992.

Peterson, Carla L. "Doers of the Word": African-American Women Speakers and Writers in the North (1830-1880). New York: Oxford UP, 1995.

Smith, Valerie. Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-American Narrative. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1987.

Titles by Harriet A. Jacobs (Harriet Ann)