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Harriet Ann Jacobs


Harriet Ann Jacobs (February 11, 1813 – March 7, 1897) was an African- American writer who escaped from slavery and was later freed. She became an ...

Harriet Jacobs


After nearly seven years hiding in a tiny garret above her grandmother's home, Harriet Ann Jacobs took a step other slaves dared to dream in 1842; she secretly  ...

Jacobs, Harriet | NCpedia


1897. A drawing of Harriet Jacobs by Keith White, 1994. Image from the State Archives of North Carolina.Harriet Jacobs, writer and reformer, was born a slave in ...

Escape to Freedom: The Life of Harriet Jacobs of Edenton


Aug 31, 2011 ... Escape to Freedom: The Life of Harriet Jacobs of Edenton. The life story of Harriet Ann Jacobs, born a slave in Edenton, North Carolina in 1813 ...

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. by Harriet Jacobs (penname Linda Brent). Harriet Jacobs. Site Index. [last updated: February 14, 2004]

Harriet A. Jacobs | American abolitionist and author | Britannica.com


Mar 29, 2016 ... American abolitionist and autobiographer who crafted her own experiences into an eloquent and uncompromising slave narrative. Born into ...

Heath Anthology of American LiteratureHarriet Ann Jacobs - Author ...


Harriet Ann Jacobs was born a slave in Edenton, North Carolina, in 1813. At six, after the death of her mother, Jacobs was taken into her mistress's home and ...

Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs: American Slave Narrators ...


Harriet Jacobs, on the other hand, began her narrative around 1853, after she had lived as a fugitive slave in the North for ten years. She began working ...

Harriet Jacobs: A Life: Jean Fagan Yellin: 9780465092895: Amazon ...


Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains the most-read woman's slave narrative of all time. Jean Fagan Yellin recounts the experiences that ...

Harriet A. Jacobs Facts - Biography - YourDictionary


Harriet A. Jacobs (1823-1897) was a slave who decided she must run away in order to protect her children from harsh treatment by their owners.

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Harriet Jacobs - PBS


It was not Harriet Jacob's nature to give up without a fight. Born into slavery, Harriet Jacobs would thwart repeated sexual advancements made by her master for ...

Harriet A. Jacobs (Harriet Ann), 1813-1897


Harriet Jacobs, daughter of Delilah, the slave of Margaret Horniblow, and Daniel Jacobs, the slave of Andrew Knox, was born in Edenton, North Carolina, in the ...

Harriet Ann Jacobs - Journalist - Biography.com


Visit Biography.com to learn more about author Harriet Ann Jacobs, writer of the powerful autobiography titled Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.