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Six women's slave narratives

Author: Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Series: Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Six Women's Slave Narratives contains stories that embody most of the themes and narratives found in African-American women's autobiographies from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Beginning with the first female slave narrative from the Americas, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave (1831), the collection includes writings by "Old Elizabeth", Mattie J. Jackson, Lucy A. Delaney, Kate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
ISBN: 0195052625 9780195052626 0195060830 9780195060836 0195052676 9780195052671
OCLC Number: 16833180
Description: xli, iv, [328] in various pagings, 2 unnumbered leaves of plates : portrait ; 18 cm.
Contents: The history of Mary Prince, West Indian slave / originally edited by Thomas Pringle --
Memoir of old Elizabeth, a coloured woman --
The story of Mattie J. Jackson / written and arranged by L.S. Thompson --
From the darkness cometh the light or struggles for freedom / by Lucy A. Delaney --
A slave girl's story / Kate Drumgoold --
Memories of childhood's slavery days / Annie L. Burton.
Series Title: Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers.
Responsibility: with an introduction by William L. Andrews.

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What shines through each of these stories is the black woman's ability to recover in past oppression the hope for a better day.  Read more...

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"An excellent selection of women's slave narratives from the Schonberg collection. William Andrew's introduction prepares the reader for the appointed narratives that follow, and the texts are Read more...

 
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