Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave: Written by Himself / Edition 2

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave: Written by Himself / Edition 2

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by Frederick Douglass, David W. Blight
     
 

This second edition of Douglass's Narrative reprints this classic document together with speeches and letters, all in a volume designed for undergraduate students. An extensive introduction places the Narrative in its historical and literary contexts with annotations on needed background.See more details below

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This second edition of Douglass's Narrative reprints this classic document together with speeches and letters, all in a volume designed for undergraduate students. An extensive introduction places the Narrative in its historical and literary contexts with annotations on needed background.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312257378
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Bedford Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
188
Sales rank:
314
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.23(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface

INTRODUCTION: "A PSALM OF FREEDOM"

PART I. THE DOCUMENT

A Note About the Text
Preface by William Lloyd Garrison, May 1, 1845
Letter from Wendell Phillips, Esq., April 22, 1845
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself

PART II. SELECTED REVIEWS, DOCUMENTS, AND SPEECHES

Caleb Bingham, "Dialogue Between a Master and a Slave," in The Columbian Orator 1797
Margaret Fuller, Review of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, New York Tribune, June 10, 1845
Ephraim Peabody, "Narratives of Fugitive Slaves," excerpt, Christian Examiner, July 1849
Nathaniel P. Rogers, "Southern Slavery and Northern Religion: Two Addresses" delivered in Concord, New Hampshire, February 11, 1844, as reported in Concord, N.H. Herald of Freedom, February 16, 1844
Frederick Douglass, "My Slave Experience in Maryland," an address delivered in New York City, May 6, 1845, as recorded in National Antislavery Standard, May 22, 1845
Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" speech delivered in Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852

APPENDIXES

A Frederick Douglass Chronology (1818–1895)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography

Index

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