Resources

 

Sojourner Truth Resources & Publications I found useful:

  • Jeroen Dewulf (2015) “’A Strong Barbaric Accent’: America’s Dutch-Speaking Black Community from Seventeenth-Century New Netherland to Nineteenth-Century New York and New Jersey,” American Speech: A Quarterly of Linguistic Usage, Vol. 90, Nr. 2 (May 2015): 131-153.
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  • Jan Noordegraaf, VU University Amsterdam
    A Language Lost: The Case of Leeg Duits (“Low Dutch”) Article Journal: Academic Journal of Modern Philology, 2013. Volume: 2, Pages: 91-108
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  • Michael Phillips‐Anderson Monmouth University
    Voices of Democracy 7 (2012): 21‐ 46 Phillips‐Anderson 21
    SOJOURNER TRUTH, "ADDRESS AT THE WOMAN'S RIGHTS CONVENTION IN AKRON, OHIO," (29 MAY 1851)
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  • Kay Siebler, “Far from the Truth”, Teaching the Politics of Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?”
    Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture
    Volume 10, Number 3 doi 10.1215/15314200-2010-005 © 2010 by Duke University Press.
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  • ‪Suzanne Pullon Fitch‪, Roseann M. Mandziuk
    Sojourner Truth as Orator: Wit, Story, and Song
    Greenwood Publishing Group, 1997
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  • L. G. van Loon: Springer; 1938 edition (January 1, 1938)
    Crumbs from an old Dutch closet: The Dutch Dialect of Old New York 1938th Edition
    ISBN-10: 9401758158; ISBN-13: 978-9401758154
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  • Helene van Rossum, Rutgers University, Public Services and Outreach Archivist at Special Collections and University Archives."How Rutgers university is connected to Sojourner Truth: The Hardenbergh family in Ulster County NEW YORK." (June 16, 2017). View online

    In her free time Helene  maintains an educational site for children and teachers about using shadow puppetry at home and in the classroomShe posted instructions online about how to make a puppet of Sojourner Truth that children may use to act out the speech “Ain’t I a Woman?” and compare it with the earlier version. http://www.pasttimeshistory.com/sojourner-truth-speech/ 

  • van Marle, Jaap. 2001. ‘American “Leeg Duits” (‘Low Dutch’) - a neglected language
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  • Sojourner Truth Memorial site; Her words.
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"I did not run away, I walked away by daylight..."
~ Sojourner Truth