Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by Himself / Edition 1
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written by Himself / Edition 1

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by Frederick Douglass
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674601017

ISBN-13: 9780674601017

Pub. Date: 01/28/1991

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 Stepto re-examines the extraordinary life and achievement of a man who escaped from slavery to become a leading abolitionist and one of our most important writers.

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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 Stepto re-examines the extraordinary life and achievement of a man who escaped from slavery to become a leading abolitionist and one of our most important writers. The John Harvard Library text reproduces the first edition, published in Boston in 1845.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674601017
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
John Harvard Library Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile:
1080L (what's this?)

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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