Up from Slavery: An Authoritative Text, Contexts, and Composition History, Criticism / Edition 2

Up from Slavery: An Authoritative Text, Contexts, and Composition History, Criticism / Edition 2

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by Booker T. Washington
     
 

Upon its publication in 1901, Up From Slavery became the most influential book written by an African American. As one of a handful of classic American autobiographies, its place in the literary and historical canons is assured. This Norton Critical Edition includes as its text the first book edition, published by Doubleday, Page and Company. The textSee more details below

Overview

Upon its publication in 1901, Up From Slavery became the most influential book written by an African American. As one of a handful of classic American autobiographies, its place in the literary and historical canons is assured. This Norton Critical Edition includes as its text the first book edition, published by Doubleday, Page and Company. The text is fully annotated and includes the index that appended the first book edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393967258
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,120,265
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

William L. Andrews (Ph.D. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) is the editor of The Literature of Slavery and Freedom; co-editor of The Literature of the Reconstruction to the New Negro Renaissance. He is E. Maynard Adams Professor of English, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is general editor of Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography and The Literature of the American South: A Norton Anthology, and co-editor of The Oxford Companion to African American Literature. Other works include The Literary Career of Charles W. Chesnutt; To Tell a Free Story: The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1760–1865; Sisters of the Spirit; The Curse of Caste by Julia C. Collins; Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave; and Slave Narratives after Slavery.

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