White women are idealized as pure, angelic, and chaste while black woman are idealized as exotic and contained an uncontrollable, savage sexuality harriet jacobs' incidents in the life of a slave girl, brought the sexual oppression of captive black women into the public and political arena. Franny nudelmans article “harriet jacbos and the sentimental politics of female suffering” talks about how harriet jacobs a true african american woman. Harriet jacobs' (1813-1897) incidents in the life of a slave girl is one of the few accounts of southern slavery written by a woman the book was published in 1861.
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