All of the slave narratives and slave narrative anthologies listed in the teacher bibliography are also recommended for student use. The following additional material is also recommended for students:
Bayliss, John F.
Black Slave Narratives.
New York: The McMillan Co., 1970.
A collection of selections from eighteenth and nineteenth century slave narratives.
Blassingame, John W.
The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1979.
An excellent analysis of slavery and plantation life based on slave narratives, white autobiographies, and plantation documents.
Chapman, Abraham, ed.
Steal Away: Slaves Tell Their Own Stories
. London: Ernest Benn Ltd., 1973.
A collection of selections from nineteenth century slave narratives.
Lester, Julius, ed.
To Be A Slave
. New York: Dial Press, 1974.
A very brief but insightful selection of portions of nineteenth century and WPA slave narratives with commentary by the editor.