Jacobs, Harriet (1813 – 1897)

Jacobs, Harriet

1813 – 7 March 1897

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Legacy References:


Blount, Marcellus. “Review of Mary Helen Washington’s Invented Lives: Narratives of Black Women, 1860-1960s.” Legacy 5.1 (1988): 56-57.

Cutter, Martha J. “Brief Thoughts on New Approaches, Texts, Anthologies, and Bibliographies of Interest to Readers of Legacy.”Legacy 14.1 (1997): 73. [GW] [LION]

Dietzel, Susanne, and Maryemma Graham. “Review of Valerie Smith’s Self-Discovery and Authority in Afro-American Narrative.” Legacy 5.1 (1988): 59-60.

Earley, Samantha Manchester. “Review of Christina Accomando’s The Regulations of Robbers: Legal Fictions of Slavery and Resistance.” Legacy 20.1 (2003): 205. [GW] [LION]

Fleischner, Jennifer. “Review of Jean Fagan Yellin’s Harriet Jacobs: a life.” Legacy 22.1 (2005): 78-79. [LION]

Fulton, DoVeanna S. “Review of Venetria K. Patton’s Women in Chains: The Legacy of Slavery in Black Women’s Fiction.” Legacy 17.2 (2000): 230-31. [GW] [LION]

Henderson, Carol E. “Borderlands: The Critical Matrix of Caste, Class, and Color in Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl.” Legacy 16.1 (1999): 49-58. [GW] [LION]

Hoeller, Hildegard. “Review of Carolyn Sorisio’s Fleshing Out America: Race, Gender, and the Politics of the Body in American Literature, 1833-1879.” Legacy 21.1 (2004): 109-10. [LION]

Li, Stephanie. “Motherhood as Resistance in Harriet Jacob’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.” Legacy 23.1 (2005): 14-29. [LION]

Logan, Lisa M. “Review of ed. Susan L. Roberson’s Women, America, and Movement: Narratives of Relocation.” Legacy 17.1 (2000): 111-12. [GW] [LION]

Pfaelzer, Jean. “Discourses of Women and Class: Subjection, Subversion, and Subjectivity.” Legacy 16.1 (1999): 1-10. [GW] [LION]

Rodier, Katharine. “Review of Caroline Field Levander’s Voices of the Nation: Women and Public Speech in Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture.” Legacy 16.2 (1999): 205. [GW] [LION]

Samuels, Shirley. “Review of Mary Louise Kete’s Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-Class Identity in Nineteenth-Century America and Lori Merish’s Sentimental Materialism.” Legacy 18.2 (2001): 250. [GW] [LION]

Sorisio, Carolyn. “‘There is Might in Each’: Conceptions of Self in Harriet Jacob’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, Written by Herself.” Legacy 13.1 (1996): 1-18.

Sorisio, Carolyn. “Review of Jennifer Fleischner’s Mastering Slavery: Memory, Family and Identity in Women’s Slave Narratives.”Legacy 15.1 (1998): 113-15. [GW] [LION]

Yellin, Jean Fagan. Legacy Profile: “Harriet Ann Jacobs, c. 1813-1897.” Legacy 5.2 (1988): 55-61.