Andrews, William L. The novelization of voice in early African American narrative

Bassard, K. C. Gender and genre: black women's autobiography and the ideology of literacy

Breau, Elizabeth. Identifying Satire in Our Nig.Boyle, Elizabeth

 ‘Twisting herself into all shapes’: blackface minstrelsy and comic performance in Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig

Davis, Cynthia J. Speaking the Body's Pain: Harriet Wilson's Our Nig

Doriani, Beth Maclay. Black Womanhood in Nineteenth-Century America: Subversion and Self-Construction in Two Women's Autobiographies

Dowling, David. Our Nig; or, Sketches from the Life of a Free Black (Novel)

Ernest, John. Economies of Identity: Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig  

Foreman, P. Gabrielle, The Spoken and The Silenced in Incidents in The Life of a Slave Girl and our Nig

Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth. Between individualism and fragmentation: American culture and the new literary studies of race and gender

Gardner, Eric. "This Attempt of Their Sister": Harriet Wilson's Our Nig from Printer to Readers

Leveen, Lois. Dwelling in the House of Oppression: The Spatial, Racial, and Textual Dynamics of Harriet Wilson's Our Nig

Lovell, Thomas E. By Dint of Labor and Economy: Harriet Jacobs, Harriet Wilson, and the Salutary View of Wage Labor

Mitchell, Angelyn. Her Side of History:  A Feminist Analysis of Two Nineteenth-Century Antebellum Novels - Williams Wells Brown's Clotel and Harriet E. Wilson's Our Nig . 

Schroeder, Elizabeth R.  Anger, sentimentality, and the female slave experience : Harriet Jacobs, Harriet E. Wilson, Hannah Crafts, and Mary Prince.

Stern, Julia. Excavating Genre in Our Nig.

West, Elizabeth J. Reworking the Conversion Narrative: Race and Christianity in Our Nig

White, Barbara A. "Our Nig" and the She-Devil: New Information about Harriet Wilson and the "Bellmont" Family.

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