By Rafia Zafar

Harriet Jacobs, this day might be the one such a lot learn and studied Black American girl of the 19th century, has no longer until eventually lately loved sustained, scholarly research. This anthology offers a far-ranging compendium of literary and cultural scholarship that may take its position because the basic source for college students and academics of Incidents within the lifetime of a Slave woman. The members comprise either verified Jacobs students and rising critics; the essays tackle a number of topics in Incidents, treating illustration, gender, resistance, and spirituality from differing angles.

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