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The life and times of Hannah Crafts : the true story of The Bondwoman's Narrative  Cover Image Book Book

The life and times of Hannah Crafts : the true story of The Bondwoman's Narrative

Hecimovich, Gregg A. (author.). Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., (writer of foreword.).

Summary: "A groundbreaking study of the first Black female novelist and her life as an enslaved woman, from the biographer who solved the mystery of her identity, with a preface by Henry Louis Gates Jr."--

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  • ISBN: 9780062334732
  • ISBN: 0062334735
  • ISBN: 9780062334756
  • Physical Description: print
    412 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Ecco, [2023]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Beginnings -- The search -- Nat Turner, the Wheelers, and The Bondwoman's Narrative -- The revolt -- The candidates -- Childhood -- Property -- Rosea Pugh and Hannah Sr. -- The early life of Hannah Crafts -- The Bondwoman's Narrative and Uncle Tom's Cabin -- The notebook -- Religion -- The Wheelers -- The novel -- The life and times of Eliza Morgan -- The Bondwoman's Narrative and Bleak House -- The search continued -- The life and times of Jane Johnson -- The life and times of Hannah Crafts -- The life and times of Hannah Vincent.
Subject: Crafts, Hannah
African American women novelists Biography
Women novelists Biography
Novelists Biography
Authors, American Biography
Enslaved women United States Biography
Fugitive slaves United States Biography
Autobiographical fiction, American History and criticism
African American women novelists
Autobiographical fiction, American
Fugitive slaves
United States
Genre: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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