The following reference sources contain excellent articles that will give you a good understanding of slave narratives and their significance in American literature.
In addition, you can find scholarly books about slave narratives as a literary genre by doing a Subject Search in OSCAR, the library catalog, and typing the following subject headings:
"Slavery in literature"
"Slave trade in literature"
FINDING SLAVE NARRATIVES
The library has many books that are original slave narratives. To find them, do a Subject Search in OSCAR, the library catalog, and type the following search terms:
"Slaves -- Biography"
"Slaves -- United States -- Biography"
"Women slaves -- United States -- Biography"
"Slaves' Writings, American"
"Slavery -- United States -- History -- Sources"