Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: New Critical Essays (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture)

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Harriet Jacobs, today perhaps the single most read and studied Black American woman of the nineteenth century, has not until recently enjoyed sustained, scholarly analysis. This anthology presents a far-ranging compendium of literary and cultural scholarship that will take its place as the primary resource for students and teachers of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. The contributors include both established Jacobs scholars and emerging critics; the essays take on a variety of subjects in Incidents, treating representation, gender, resistance, and spirituality from differing angles.

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Currently perhaps the single most read and studied Black American woman of the nineteenth century, Harriet Jacobs has not until recently enjoyed sustained, scholarly analysis. This anthology presents a far-ranging compendium of literary and cultural scholarship for students and teachers.

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Harriet Jacobs, today perhaps the single most read and studied black American woman of the nineteenth century, has not--until now-been the subject of sustained, scholarly analysis. This anthology presents a farranging compendium of literary and cultural scholarship that is sure to become the primary resource for students and teachers of Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. The contributors include both established Jacobs scholars and emerging critics; the essays take on a variety of subjects from Incidents, treating representation, gender, resistance, and spirituality from differing angles.

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