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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  ...

Harriet Ann Jacobs.Incidents in the life of a slavegirl.


Linda Brent (Harriet Ann Jacobs) Edited by L. Maria Child 306 p. Boston: 1861, c1860. Published for the Author, 1861, c1860. Call number VC326.92 Jl7i (North  ...

Summary of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself


Harriet Ann Jacobs was born a slave in Edenton, North Carolina in 1813. After both her mother, Delilah, and father, Elijah, died during Jacobs's youth, she and ...

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 ...

Harriet Jacobs - Home


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


American abolitionist and autobiographer who crafted her own experiences into an eloquent and uncompromising slave narrative. Born into slavery, Jacobs still ...

SparkNotes: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Context


A short Harriet Jacobs biography describes Harriet Jacobs's life, times, and work. Also explains the historical and literary context that influenced Incidents in the ...

Harriet Jacobs "Linda Brent" (1818-1896)


Sep 7, 2015 ... Harriet Jacobs: links to texts, lecture notes, bibliographies, information.

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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 Biography - CliffsNotes


In this excerpt from a letter written by Harriet Jacobs to her friend, the abolitionist Amy Post, Jacobs expresses her determination to continue her quest for ...