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Gaines Jacobs Stowe
Zitate afro-amerikanischer Autor(inn)en
Ernest J. Gaines – Harriet Jacobs – Walter Mosley – Harriet Beecher Stowe – Richard Wright
Ernest J. Gaines
* 1933 – Ernest J. Gaines. A Lesson Before Dying
"A myth is an old lie that people believe in. White people believe that they're better than anyone else on earth—and that's a myth."A Lesson Before Dying, 192
Harriet Ann Jacobs
ca. 1813 – 1897, Schriftstellerin – Harriet Ann Jacobs. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
“Those were happy days—too happy to last.” Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, I
“Things may turn out better than we expect.” Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, XVI
“Truly, the colored race are the most cheerful and forgiving people on the face of the earth.”
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, XVI
“While in making a bargain to escape from slavery, the trembling victim is ready to say, »Take all I have, only don't betray me«” Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, XXIX
“There are wrongs which even the grave does not bury.” Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, XLI
Harriet Beecher Stowe
1811 – 1896, Schriftstellerin – Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin
“Life is half gone! What have we done? ... It is time to prepare to die.”
In einem Brief an ihren Ehemann mit 31 Jahren. Zitiert nach The Heath Anthology of American Literature. Volume One. 2305
"My country! ... what country have I, but the grave,—and I wish to God that I was laid there!"
George in Uncle Tom's Cabin, XI

"All men are free and equal, in the grave."
George in Uncle Tom's Cabin, XI

In all southern courts, the testimony of colored blood is nothing.
Uncle Tom's Cabin, XLI


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