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Our Nig, or, Sketches from the life of a free Black : a novel / by Harriet E. Wilson ; introduction by Henry Louis Gates.

Author/Creator:
Wilson, Harriet E., 1825-1900.
Other Title:
Sketches from the life of a free Black
Publication:
London : Allison & Busby, 1984.
Manufacture:
©1983
Format/Description:
Book
[2], lix, [2], 140, xxxiii, [3] pages ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Wilson, Harriet E., 1825-1900.
Indentured servants -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Free African Americans -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Slavery -- United States -- Fiction.
Women household employees -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
African American women -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Racism -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Massachusetts -- Race relations -- Fiction.
African American women.
Free African Americans.
Indentured servants.
Race relations.
Racism.
Slavery.
Women household employees.
Massachusetts.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
History.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Notes:
"This second edition of 'Our Nig' is dedicated by Pauline August Coleman Gates and Henry Louis Gates, Sr."
"First published in Great Britain in 1984 by Allison & Busby Ltd. ... First published in America in 1983 simultaneously by Random House and Vintage Books."
"This definitive edition includes a comprehensive introduction and textual notes by Yale professor Henry Louis Gates and an epilogue establishing the identity of the author."--Dustjacket.
Contains facsimile of the 1859 edition of 'Our Nig' printed by Geo. C. Rand & Avery.
"Jacket design by Wendy Taylor and Mick Keates. Illustration shows 'Portrait of a Negress' by Marie-Guihelmine Benoist ..."
Includes bibliographical references (pages xxix-xxxiii).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1984
1983
Contributor:
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. introduction and notes writer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0850315611
9780850315615
085031562X
9780850315622
9394532104
OCLC:
18629232
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