Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself Harriet Jacobs

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself

Author: Harriet Jacobs
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Book Title
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself
Author
Harriet Jacobs
ISBN
9780140437959
One of the central firsthand accounts of slavery in America A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina and of her final escape and emancipation, Harriet Jacobs's classic narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published pseduonymously in 1861, tells firsthand of the horrors inflicted on slaves. In writing this extraordinary memoir, which culminates in the seven years she spent hiding in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic, Jacobs skillfully used the literary genres of her time, presenting a thoroughly feminist narrative that portrays the evils and traumas of slavery, particularly for women and children. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Harriet JacobsPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 07/01/2000ISBN: 9780140437959Pages: 320Weight: 0.49lbsSize: 7.92h x 5.02w x 0.59dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 179006 / Incidents in the Life of a Slave GirlReading Level: 7.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 14
One of the central firsthand accounts of slavery in America

A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina and of her final escape and emancipation, Harriet Jacobs's classic narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published pseduonymously in 1861, tells firsthand of the horrors inflicted on slaves. In writing this extraordinary memoir, which culminates in the seven years she spent hiding in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic, Jacobs skillfully used the literary genres of her time, presenting a thoroughly feminist narrative that portrays the evils and traumas of slavery, particularly for women and children.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Harriet Jacobs
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 07/01/2000
ISBN: 9780140437959
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.49lbs
Size: 7.92h x 5.02w x 0.59d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 179006 / Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Reading Level: 7.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 14
One of the central firsthand accounts of slavery in America

A haunting, evocative recounting of her life as a slave in North Carolina and of her final escape and emancipation, Harriet Jacobs's classic narrative, written between 1853 and 1858 and published pseduonymously in 1861, tells firsthand of the horrors inflicted on slaves. In writing this extraordinary memoir, which culminates in the seven years she spent hiding in a crawl space in her grandmother's attic, Jacobs skillfully used the literary genres of her time, presenting a thoroughly feminist narrative that portrays the evils and traumas of slavery, particularly for women and children.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Harriet Jacobs
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 07/01/2000
ISBN: 9780140437959
Pages: 320
Weight: 0.49lbs
Size: 7.92h x 5.02w x 0.59d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 179006 / Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Reading Level: 7.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 14