Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by Himself

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by Himself

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by Frederick Douglass
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674034015

ISBN-13: 9780674034013

Pub. Date: 04/15/2009

Publisher: Harvard University Press

No book more vividly explains the horror of American slavery and the emotional impetus behind the antislavery movement than Frederick Douglass's Narrative. In an introductory essay, Robert B. Stepto reexamines the extraordinary life and achievement of a man who escaped from slavery to become a leading abolitionist and one of America's most important writers.…  See more details below

Overview

No book more vividly explains the horror of American slavery and the emotional impetus behind the antislavery movement than Frederick Douglass's Narrative. In an introductory essay, Robert B. Stepto reexamines the extraordinary life and achievement of a man who escaped from slavery to become a leading abolitionist and one of America's most important writers. This text reproduces the first edition, published in Boston in 1845.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674034013
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/15/2009
Series:
John Harvard Library Series, #105
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,254,332
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Frederick Douglass Writes His Story by Robert B. Stepto
  • Note on the Text
  • Chronology of Frederick Douglass’s Life
  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    • Preface by William Lloyd Garrison (May 1, 1845)
    • Letter from Wendell Phillips, Esq. (April 22, 1845)
    • Chapters 1–11
    • Appendix (April 28, 1845)


  • Selected Bibliography

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