LITR 4332 American Minority Literature /
LITR 5731 Seminar in American Multicultural Literature

  • Not critical or scholarly texts but reading texts for a seminar

  • Gratefully adapted from Hanover Historical Texts Project.

  • Changes may include paragraph divisions, highlights, spelling updates, bracketed annotations, & elisions (marked by ellipses . . . )

index to classic slave narratives

selections from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano . . . the African by Olaudah Equiano (London, 1789)

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
by Frederick Douglass
(Boston, 1845)

selections from Incidents in Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs(Boston 1861)