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The bondwoman"s narrative

by Hannah Crafts

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Published by Warner Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 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,
  • Fugitive slaves -- Fiction,
  • Women slaves -- Fiction,
  • North Carolina -- Fiction,
  • Virginia -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesAS Social Issues Resource Center Collection., Associated Students Collections.
    StatementHannah Crafts ; edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsGates, Henry Louis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS1449.C673 B66 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxcii, 365 p. ;
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13638025M
    ISBN 100446690295
    ISBN 109780446690294
    OCLC/WorldCa52082864

    Probable date range from Nickel, Joe, "Authentication Report: The Bondwoman's Narrative." In The Bondwoman's Narrative / Hannah Crafts, edited by Henry Louis . An unprecedented historical and literary event, this tale written in the s is the only known novel by a female African American slave, and quite possibly the first novel written by a black woman anywhere. A work recently uncovered by renowned scholar Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., it is a stirring, page-turning story of "passing" and the adventures of a young slave as she makes her way 4/5(4).

    Introduction / Henry Louis Gates, Jr -- The bondwoman's narrative / Hannah Crafts -- Textual annotations -- Appendixes -- Authentication report / Joe Nickell -- Testimony of Jane Johnson. Version 1 -- Version 2 -- C. John Hill Wheeler's library catalogue / compiled by Bryan C. Sinche -- A note on Crafts's literary influences / [Henry Louis.   The Bondwoman's Narrative is an historical artifact, a significant contribution to the literature of the pre-Civil War United States and, most especially, to African-American history and culture. Rating such a relic as if it were a modern publication denies it the accord it deserves as a newly discovered record of the misery endured by humans /5(85).

    Scholars maintain that the narrator of The Bondwoman’s Narrative, Hannah, is based on the book’s author, Hannah book’s manuscript was discovered and published more than a century. The Bondwoman's Narrative by Hannah Crafts and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Bondwoman's Narrative by Hannah Crafts - .


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The Bondwoman's Narrative - The Bondwoman's Narrative audiobook, by Hannah Crafts Written in the s by a runaway slave, The Bondswoman’s Narrative is both an historically important literary event and a gripping autobiographical novel in its own her master is betrothed to a woman who conceals a tragic secret, Hannah Crafts, a young slave on a wealthy North 3/5.

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of the house were amusing themselves I would quietly steal away from their company to ponder over the pages of some old book or newspaper that. Parker, Benjamin Craig, "Hannah Crafts and The Bondwoman's Narrative: rhetoric, religion, textual influences, and contemporary literary trends and tactics" ().Retrospective Theses and Dissertations.

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Some years ago, when scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. was leafing through an auction catalog, he noticed a listing for an unpublished, clothbound manuscript thought to date from the s: "The Bondwoman's Narrative, by Hannah Crafts, a Fugitive Slave, Recently Escaped from North Carolina."/5(K).