Chapter 18. Delicate Boundaries: Passing and Other “Crossings” in Fictionalized Slave Narratives

  1. Shirley Samuels
  1. Cherene Sherrard-Johnson

Published Online: 3 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch19

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865

How to Cite

Sherrard-Johnson, C. (2004) Delicate Boundaries: Passing and Other “Crossings” in Fictionalized Slave Narratives, in A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 (ed S. Samuels), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999219.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631234227

Online ISBN: 9780470999219

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Keywords:

  • slave narratives;
  • slavery;
  • incidents in the life of a slave girl;
  • african american writers;
  • the bondwoman's narrative

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “This, reader, is an unvarnished narrative”

  • An Inscrutable Witness: Hannah Crafts' Literary Alchemy