Curtis, David A., and Harriet E. Wilson. “Chronology of Harriet E. Adams Wilson”. Our Nig, edited by Henry Louis Gates and Henry Louis Gates, Vintage Books, Random House, 1983, p. xiii - xxvii.
Harriet E. Wilson
Standard Name: Wilson, Harriet E.
Birth Name: Harriet E. Adams
Married Name: Harriet E. Wilson
Pseudonym: H. E. W.
Nickname: Our Nig
Pseudonym: Our Nig
USA, created the form for such novels by subverting the form of fiction offered her by white writers and drawing on the already-existent tradition of black autobiography. Her work is both a sentimental novel and a bildungsroman, as well as a narrative of personal survival through persecution and degradation. Since disappeared from the records soon after her publication, the status of her novel as her only work is assumed but not proven., the first black woman to publish a novel— may have written the first one,—in the
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Wilson, Harriet E. “Introduction”. Our Nig, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Vintage Books, Random House, 1983, p. xi - lix.
Wilson, Harriet E. Our Nig. George C. Rand and Avery, 1859.
Wilson, Harriet E. Our Nig. Editor Gates, Henry Louis, Vintage Books, Random House, 1983.