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The Resource Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself ; edited with an introduction by David W. Blight

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself ; edited with an introduction by David W. Blight

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Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave
Title
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave
Statement of responsibility
written by himself ; edited with an introduction by David W. Blight
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave was first published in 1845, when its young author had just achieved his freedom. Douglass' eloquence gives a clear indication of the powerful principles that led him to become the first great African-American leader in the United States. The personal account of a fugitive slave's privation and sufferings and his campaigns for Negro emancipation. This dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave was first published in 1845, when its young author had just achieved his freedom. Douglass' eloquence gives a clear indication of the powerful principles that led him to become the first great Afro-American leader in the United States
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.8/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E449
LC item number
.D749 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Bedford books in American history
Label
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself ; edited with an introduction by David W. Blight
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156) and index
Contents
INTRODUCTION: "A Psalm of Freedom" -- Pt. 1. The Document -- 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 -- Pt. 2. 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 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, Letter to Thomas Auld, September 3, 1848, published in The North Star, September 8,1848; and The Liberator, September 22, 1848. Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" speech delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852 -- App. A Douglass chronology (1818-1895)
Control code
187269
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 163 p.
Isbn
9780312096670
Lccn
92061004
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27336500
  • (OCoLC)27336500
Label
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself ; edited with an introduction by David W. Blight
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-156) and index
Contents
INTRODUCTION: "A Psalm of Freedom" -- Pt. 1. The Document -- 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 -- Pt. 2. 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 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, Letter to Thomas Auld, September 3, 1848, published in The North Star, September 8,1848; and The Liberator, September 22, 1848. Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" speech delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852 -- App. A Douglass chronology (1818-1895)
Control code
187269
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 163 p.
Isbn
9780312096670
Lccn
92061004
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27336500
  • (OCoLC)27336500

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