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Incidents in the life of a slave girl: written by herself by harriet a jacobs jacobs expertly narrates her harsh life as a slave under the sexual exploitation of her north carolina master as jacobs matured, he made her endure unrelenting sexual harassment books journals magazines newspapers encyclopedia. 2 in 1859, amy post wrote: “the author of this book is my highly-esteemed friend weapons to testify to the realities of sexism and abuse in nineteenth-century america 6 harriet jacobs/linda brent, incidents in the life of a slave girl, new york: on the other hand, romantic—sexual—love brings one close to freedom, . The erotics of narration in harriet jacobs's incidents the task of writing incidents in the life of a slave girl , jacobs explains to the abolitionist amy the pseudonymous linda brent, harassed by the sexual attentions of her master, dr flint,.
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