Reference Material on Harriet Jacobs

  • Knott, Robanna S. Harriet Jacobs: The Edenton Biography. Ph.D. dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994.
  • Mills, Bruce. “Lydia Maria Child and the Endings to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.” American Literature 64 (1992): 255-272.
  • Parramore, Thomas C. “Harriet Jacobs, James Norcom, and the Defense of Hierarchy.” Carolina Comments 38 (May 1990): 82-87.
  • PMLA Bibliography “American Literature: 19th Century” for references to dissertations, books and articles listed under Harriet Jacobs’ name.
  • Stevenson, George. “The Search for the Edenton Years of Harriet Ann Jacobs.” Carolina Comments 38 (Mar. 1990): 51-57.
  • Yellin, Jean F. Women and Sisters: The Antislavery Feminists in American Culture. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1989.
  • Zafar, Rafia, and Deborah Garfield, eds. Harriet Jacobs and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: New Critical Essays. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

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