To the Home Page of the National Humanities Center Web Site National Humanities Center Toolbox Library: Primary Resources in U.S. History and Literature  contact us | site guide | search 
Toolbox Library, primary resources thematically organized with notes and discussion questionsOnline Seminars, professional development seminars for history and literature teachersThe Triumph of Nationalism/The House Dividing, 1815-1850
The Triumph of Nationalism/The House Dividing
Topic: Culture of the Common ManTopic: Cult of DomesticityTopic: ReligionTopic: ExpansionTopic: America in 1850
Topic: Cult of Domesticity
Overview of Triumph of Nationalism
Resource Menu: Cult of Domesticity
Text 1. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Text 2. Caroline Gilman
Text 3. Catharine E. Beecher
Text 4. Harriet Jacobs
•  Reading Guide
» Link

Text 5. Fanny Fern
Text 6. Godey's Lady's Book
Text 7. Rev. Theodore Parker
Text 8. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

RESOURCE MENU Reading Guide » Link

Link Page
4.  Harriet Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, 1861, Ch. 5-7, 10-11, 14-17

Harriet Jacobs

Note: From this page, select the nine chapters.


African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
Site creator: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library


If you choose to print this text:
-   Print directly from the site.
-   Length of the selected 9 chapters: 34 1/2 pages.


Full text also available on one web page from Documenting the American South

Timeline of events, 1808-1861, including events in Jacobs's life; from the University of Virginia

Runaway notice for Harriet Jacobs, 1835, from the PBS site Africans in America

Toolbox: The Triumph of Nationalism / The House Dividing
Common Man | Cult of Domesticity | Religion | Expansion | America in 1850

Contact Us | Site Guide | Search

Toolbox Library: Primary Resources in U.S. History and Literature
National Humanities Center
Web site comments and questions, contact:
Copyright © 2002 National Humanities Center. All rights reserved.
Revised: January 2002