This research guide will connect you to reference works, print books and ebooks, databases for articles, and other information sources on the genre of the African-American slave narrative and some of the genre's most important writers.
"Slave Narratives," from the Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass
"Works Progress Administration Slave Narratives," from the Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present
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"Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives" (An HBO Documentary)
From the BBC Radio 4 program "In Our Time"
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