Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  an American Slave
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 300
ISBN: 9781460406229
Release: 2018-03-15
Editor: Broadview Press

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Published in the bicentenary year of Frederick Douglass’s birth and in a Black Lives Matter era, this edition of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass presents new research into his life as an activist and an author. A revolutionary reformer who traveled in Scotland, Ireland, England, and Wales as well as the US, Douglass published many foreign-language editions of his Narrative. While there have been many Douglasses over the decades and even centuries, the Frederick Douglass we need now is no iconic, mythic, or legendary self-made man but a fallible, mortal, and human individual: a husband, father, brother, and son. His rallying cry inspires today’s activism: “Agitate! Agitate! Agitate!” Recognizing that Douglass was bought and sold on the northern abolitionist podium no less than on the southern auction block, this edition introduces readers to Douglass’s multiple declarations of independence. The Narrative appears alongside his private correspondence as well as the early speeches and writings in which he did justice to the “grim horrors of slavery.” This volume also traces Douglass’s activism and authorship in the context of the reformist work of his wife, Anna Murray, and of his daughters and sons.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  an American Slave
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 120
ISBN: 9788026883203
Release: 2018-02-05
Editor: e-artnow

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"Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" is a memoir on abolition written by Frederick Douglass. It is held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the 19th century. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and is considered to be one of the most influential pieces of literature to fuel the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States. Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling oratory and incisive antislavery writings.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 76
ISBN: 9780486284996
Release: 1995-04-13
Editor: Courier Corporation

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The impassioned abolitionist and eloquent orator provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom. Published in 1845 to quell doubts about his origins, the Narrative is admired today for its extraordinary passion, sensitive descriptions, and storytelling power.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  an American Slave
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 125
ISBN: UCD:31175035186850
Release: 1849
Editor: Unknown

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  an American Slave   Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
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Author: Frederick Douglass,Harriet Jacobs
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780307796875
Release: 2011-07-06
Editor: Modern Library

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah Commentary by Jean Fagan Yellin and Margaret Fuller This Modern Library edition combines two of the most important African American slave narratives—crucial works that each illuminate and inform the other. Frederick Douglass’s Narrative, first published in 1845, is an enlightening and incendiary text. Born into slavery, Douglass became the preeminent spokesman for his people during his life; his narrative is an unparalleled account of the dehumanizing effects of slavery and Douglass’s own triumph over it. Like Douglass, Harriet Jacobs was born into slavery, and in 1861 she published Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, now recognized as the most comprehensive antebellum slave narrative written by a woman. Jacobs’s account broke the silence on the exploitation of African American female slaves, and it remains essential reading. Includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide

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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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 215
ISBN: 9780300204711
Release: 2016-10-25
Editor: Yale University Press

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To Tell a Free Story: Excerpt (1986) -- From Behind the Veil: Excerpt (1979) -- Afterword -- Chronology -- Four Maryland Families -- Historical Annotation to the Narrative -- Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave Civil War Classics

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  An American Slave  Civil War Classics
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Author: Frederick Douglass,Civil War Classics
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781626816879
Release: 2015-01-13
Editor: Diversion Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Diversion Books is publishing seminal works of the era: stories told by the men and women who led, who fought, and who lived in an America that had come apart at the seams. One of the most important figures of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass, was born into slavery but rose to become a tremendous orator, an impassioned abolitionist, and a representative of all who remained voiceless through slavery and oppression. His narrative resonates today with its eloquence, its incendiary history, and its profound and moving arguments for the humanity, and the equality, of Americans.

Autobiographies

Autobiographies
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 1126
ISBN: 0940450798
Release: 1994
Editor: Library of America

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A new one-volume edition of an American classic offers the complete memoirs of the eloquent escaped slave, who in the nineteenth century shaped the abolitionist movement and became the most influential African-American of his era.

The Life of Frederick Douglass

The Life of Frederick Douglass
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Author: David F. Walker
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780399581458
Release: 2019-01-08
Editor: Ten Speed Press

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A graphic novel biography of the escaped slave, abolitionist, public speaker, and most photographed man of the nineteenth century, based on his autobiographical writings and speeches, spotlighting the key events and people that shaped the life of this great American. Recently returned to the cultural spotlight, Frederick Douglass's impact on American history is felt even in today's current events. Comic book writer and filmmaker David F. Walker joins with the art team of Damon Smyth and Marissa Louise to bring the long, exciting, and influential life of Douglass to life in comic book form. Taking you from Douglass's life as a young slave through his forbidden education to his escape and growing prominence as a speaker, abolitionist, and influential cultural figure during the Civil War and beyond, The Life of Frederick Douglass presents a complete illustrated portrait of the man who stood up and spoke out for freedom and equality. Along the way, special features provide additional background on the history of slavery in the United States, the development of photography (which would play a key role in the spread of Douglass's image and influence), and the Civil War. Told from Douglass's point of view and based on his own writings, The Life of Frederick Douglass provides an up-close-and-personal look at a history-making American who was larger than life.

Slavery and Racism in the Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass

Slavery and Racism in the Narrative Life of Frederick Douglass
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Author: Claudia Durst Johnson
Pages: 136
ISBN: 9780737769876
Release: 2014-05-20
Editor: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This important volume explores the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass through the lens of slavery. Coverage includes an examination of Frederick Douglass' life and influences, a look at the portrayal of slavery in the Narrative, including religion and slavery's impact on the family and identity, and a selection of contemporary thought on slavery, such as agricultural slavery, labor exploitation, and sex slaves.

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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Author: Frederick Douglass,Angela Y. Davis
Pages: 256
ISBN: 0872865274
Release: 2010-02-03
Editor: City Lights Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A new edition of the African American masterpiece featuring critical essays by Angela Y. Davis

The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
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Author: Frederick Douglass,Rayford Whittingham Logan
Pages: 470
ISBN: 0486431703
Release: 2003-11-01
Editor: Courier Corporation

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Raised as a plantation slave who was taught to read and write by one of his owners, Frederick Douglass became a brilliant writer, eloquent orator, and major participant in the stuggle of African-Americans for freedom and equality. In this engrossing, first-hand narrative originally published in 1845, he vividly recounts early years of physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy; his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom, abolitionist campaigns, and crusade for full civil rights for former slaves. A powerful autobiography of a passionate civil rights advocate, this book will be of value to anyone interested in African-American history.

The Columbian Orator

The Columbian Orator
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Author: Caleb Bingham
Pages: 306
ISBN: 9781605202952
Release: 2011-03-01
Editor: Cosimo, Inc.

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Columbian Orator, an instruction book on public speaking and a collection of political dialogues, essays, and speeches, was first published in 1797. It was used as a textbook in many classrooms in the United States and became the influence for abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Its popularity continued into the 20th century for its demonstration of the power of speech and its importance to the human rights movement. CALEB BINGHAM (1757-1817) was a textbook author, publisher, and bookseller in Boston, Massachusetts. Born in Salisbury, Connecticut, he was educated and taught at Dartmouth College. His most famous works were on public speaking, including the well-known The Columbian Orator. Other textbooks Bingham wrote on grammar and speech include The American Preceptor and The Young Lady's Accidence.

CliffsNotes on Douglass Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

CliffsNotes on Douglass  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Author: John Chua
Pages: 72
ISBN: 0822008726
Release: 1996-02-05
Editor: Cliffs Notes

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in the series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, you’ll meet the inspirational man who was born into a family of slavery in early America, educated himself through sheer determination and wiles, and went on to become one of America's great statesmen, writers, and orators. In addition to summaries and commentaries on the novel, you’ll also find Life and background of the author, Frederick Douglass A list of characters Helpful maps Critical essays covering slavery, Douglass’ life and writings, and more A review section that tests your knowledge A genealogy map Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass

Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 516
ISBN: UOM:39015018652357
Release: 1882
Editor: Unknown

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Narrative of Frederick Douglass Collins Classics

Narrative of Frederick Douglass  Collins Classics
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 256
ISBN: 000840349X
Release: 2020-09-17
Editor: William Collins

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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What to the Slave is the Fourth of July

What to the Slave is the Fourth of July
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 30
ISBN: 9781513293820
Release: 2021-04-23
Editor: Graphic Arts Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? (1852) is a novella by Frederick Douglass. Having escaped from slavery in the South at a young age, Frederick Douglass became a prominent orator and autobiographer who spearheaded the American abolitionist movement in the mid-nineteenth century. In this famous speech, published widely in pamphlet form after it was given to a meeting of the Rochester Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society on July 5th, 1852, Douglass exposes the hypocrisy of America’s claim to Christian and democratic ideals in spite of its legacy of enslavement. Personal and political, Douglass’ speech helped inspire the burgeoning abolitionist movement, which fought tirelessly for emancipation in the decades leading up to the American Civil War. “What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? Are the great principles of political freedom and of natural justice, embodied in that Declaration of Independence, extended to us?...What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer; a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim.” Drawing upon his own experiences as an escaped slave, Douglass offers a critique of American independence from the perspective of those who had never been free within its borders. Hopeful and courageous, Douglass’ voice remains an essential part of our history, reminding us time and again who we are, who we have been, and what we can be as a nation. While much of his radical message has been smoothed over through the passage of time, its revolutionary truth continues to resonate today. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Frederick Douglass’ What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? is a classic of African American literature reimagined for modern readers.

Frederick Douglass s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass s Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
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Author: Harold Bloom
Pages: 199
ISBN: UOM:39015013252070
Release: 1988
Editor: Chelsea House Pub

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Second Edition

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass  Second Edition
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Author: Frederick Douglass
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9780393270372
Release: 2016-08-31
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This revision of the acclaimed and widely assigned Norton Critical Edition of Frederick Douglass’s great autobiography Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself includes key examples of literary and cultural analyses that have engaged scholars over the last three decades. This Norton Critical Edition includes: - Frederick Douglass’s 1845 Narrative, the most influential autobiography of its kind. - A preface and explanatory footnotes by William L. Andrews and William S. McFeely. - Contemporary perspectives by Douglass, Margaret Fuller, James Monroe Gregory, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. - Essays by William L. Andrews, William S. McFeely, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Deborah E. McDowell, Houston A. Baker, Jr., Jeannine Marie DeLombard, and Robert D. Richardson, Jr. - A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography.

The Lives of Frederick Douglass

The Lives of Frederick Douglass
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Author: Robert S. Levine
Pages: 373
ISBN: 9780674055810
Release: 2016-02-16
Editor: Harvard University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Frederick Douglass’s changeable sense of his own life story is reflected in his many conflicting accounts of events during his journey from slavery to freedom. Robert S. Levine creates a fascinating collage of this elusive subject—revisionist biography at its best, offering new perspectives on Douglass the social reformer, orator, and writer.