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Author Crafts, Hannah
Title The bondwoman's narrative / Hannah Crafts ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Imprint New York : Warner Books, 2002
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  813.6 C8428 2002    AVAILABLE    30500101215716
Descript xcii, 365 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 359-362)
Preface to the trade edition -- Introduction -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr -- Bondwoman's narrative -- Hannah Crafts -- Textual annotations -- Appendixes -- Authentication report -- Dr. Joe Nickell -- Testimony of Jane Johnson -- Version 1 -- Version 2 -- C. John Hill Wheeler's library catalogue -- Bryan C. Sinch -- Note on crafts's literary influences -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments
Tells the story of Hannah Crafts, a young slave working on a wealthy North Carolina plantation, who runs away in a bid for freedom up North. Her compelling story provides a fascinating view of American life in the mid-1800s and the literary conventions of the time. Written in the 1850s by a runaway slave, is a provocative literary landmark and a significant historical event that will captivate a diverse audience
Subject African American women -- Fiction
Plantation owners' spouses -- Fiction
Women -- North Carolina -- Fiction
Women -- Virginia -- Fiction
Racially mixed people -- Fiction
Passing (Identity) -- Fiction
Plantation life -- Fiction
North Carolina -- Fiction
Fugitive slaves -- Fiction
Women slaves -- Fiction
Virginia -- Fiction
Alt Author Gates, Henry Louis
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