Taken from the records of the Federal Writers' Project of the 1930s, these interviews with one-time Virginia slaves provide a clear window into what it was like to be enslaved in the antebellum American South.
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Charles L. Perdue Jr., Associate Professor of Folklore and Associate Professor of English at the University of Virginia, is the editor of Outwitting the Devil: Jack Tales from Wise County Virginia. Thomas E. Barden, Professor of English at Toledo University, is the author of The Travles of Peter Woodhouse: Memoir of an American Pioneer and editor of Virginia Folk Legends (Virginia). Robert K. Phillips is Professor of English at Lander College, Greenwood, South Carolina.
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Book Description Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, 1980. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+++. No Jacket. First Paperback Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Originally published by The University Press of Virginia with ISBN0-8139-0396-6. xlv. Illustrations. Index. 405pp. Pictorial Soft Cover. These slave narratives were collected by the Virginia Writers' Project between 1936 and 1941 and are the only accounts of slave life to have been gathered by black interviewers. Soft Cover. Bookseller Inventory # 005839
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