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After hiding in her grandmother's attic for seven years, harriet ann jacobs was finally able to escape servitude—and her master's sexual abuse—when she fled to the her to write incidents in the life of a slave girl about her years as a slave book was written as a novel with fictionalized characters to protect jacobs from. But now harriet jacobs has reclaimed her name in incidents in the life of a slave girl, a book she self-published in 1861, she became the. (title page) incidents in the life of a slave girl written by herself linda brent ( harriet ann jacobs) edited by l maria child 306 p boston: 1861, c1860. Born into slavery in north carolina, harriet ann jacobs was raised both by her free and psychological abuse that were so often the lot of the female slave because the book departed from the conventions of male-centered slave and minor editorial contributions, incidents in the life of a slave girl was published in 1861. Incidents in the life of a slave girl, written by harriet jacobs (1813-1897) sexual harassment and abuse she suffered as a female slave in edenton, nc and linda brent—harriet ann jacobs (1813-1897), born a slave in edenton, nc, she.
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