Gender Identity in the Slave Narratives by Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass


Term Paper (Advanced seminar), 2015

23 Pages, Grade: 1,0


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Inhaltsverzeichnis

1. Introduction

2. Gender Stereotypes: Womanhood and Manhood in the 19th Century

3. Black Femininity in Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
3.1 Sexuality
3.2 Motherhood
3.3 Interdependence

4. Black Masculinity in Frederick Douglass' Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
4.1 The Search for Freedom: Coping with Feminization and Dehumanization
4.2 Independence and Autonomy
4.3 Isolation

5. Conclusion

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Title
Gender Identity in the Slave Narratives by Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass
College
University of Kassel  (Anglistik/Amerikanistik Literaturwissenschaft)
Course
American Renaissance
Grade
1,0
Author
Year
2015
Pages
23
Catalog Number
V423943
ISBN (eBook)
9783668697904
ISBN (Book)
9783668697911
File size
578 KB
Language
English
Keywords
gender, Harriet Jacobs, slave narrative, Federico Douglass, black femininity, black masculinity
Quote paper
Julia Knoth (Author), 2015, Gender Identity in the Slave Narratives by Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/423943

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