Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Written by Himself, Critical Edition

Author: Frederick Douglass

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300225296

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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A new edition of one of the most influential literary documents in American and African American history Ideal for coursework in American and African American history, this revised edition of Frederick Douglass’s memoir of his life as a slave in pre-Civil War Maryland incorporates a wide range of supplemental materials to enhance students’ understanding of slavery, abolitionism, and the role of race in American society. Offering readers a new appreciation of Douglass’s world, it includes documents relating to the slave narrative genre and to the later career of an essential figure in the nineteenth-century abolition movement.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

An American Slave, Written by Himself

Author: Frederick Douglass

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 145168603X

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

View: 1944

Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Frederick Douglass’s powerful autobiographical account of life in bondage, his triumphant escape to freedom, and his analysis of slavery as a condition. Enriched Classics enhance your engagement by introducing and explaining the historical and cultural significance of the work, the author’s personal history, and what impact this book had on subsequent scholarship. Each book includes discussion questions that help clarify and reinforce major themes and reading recommendations for further research. Read with confidence.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave

Author: Frederick Douglass

Publisher: Yale Nota Bene

ISBN: 9780300088311

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 148

View: 4623

An autobiographical account by the runaway slave Frederick Douglass that chronicles his experiences with his owners and overseers, and discusses how slavery affected both slaves and slaveholders.


Author: Frederick Douglass

Publisher: Library of America

ISBN: 9780940450790

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1126

View: 5048

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.

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself

Author: Frederick Douglass

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674053753


Page: 176

View: 8108

No book more vividly explains the horror of American slavery and the emotional impetus behind the antislavery movement than Frederick Douglass' 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 America's most important writers. The John Harvard Library text reproduces the first edition, published in Boston in 1845.

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

Author: Frederick Douglass,Harriet Jacobs

Publisher: Modern Library

ISBN: 0307416186

Category: Social Science

Page: 464

View: 2587

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition combines the two most important African American slave narratives into one volume. 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 crucial reading. These narratives illuminate and inform each other. This edition includes an incisive Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah and extensive annotations. From the Paperback edition.

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave and Incidents In the Life of a Slave Girl

Author: Frederick Douglass,Harriet Jacobs

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780613501330

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 404

View: 3195

Presents an autobiography of the famous abolitionist and statesman who escaped to the North after twenty-one years of enslavement, and reveals the exploitation of American American female slaves through first-person narrative.

CliffsNotes on Douglass' Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

An American Slave

Author: John Chua

Publisher: Cliffs Notes

ISBN: 9780822008729

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 72

View: 660

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.

Flucht aus der Sklaverei

Author: Francis Bok

Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Verlag)

ISBN: 9783404615407

Category: Fiction

Page: 334

View: 6340

Er ist erst sieben Jahre alt, er ist stolz, auf den Markt zu gehen und Eier zu verkaufen. Er weiß nicht, dass dies der letzte Tag seines bisherigen Lebens ist. Dass er seine Familie nie wiedersehen wird. Dass er von gewissenlosen Banditen entführt wird, die ihn an eine arabische Familie verkaufen. Dass er fortan deren Sklave sein wird ...

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

An American Slave (Webster's German Thesaurus Edition)

Author: Icon Reference

Publisher: ICON Group International

ISBN: 9780497257620

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 156

View: 1434

If you are either learning German, or learning English as a second language (ESL) as a German speaker, this book is for you. There are many editions of The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave. This one is worth the price if you would like to enrich your German-English vocabulary, whether for self-improvement or for preparation in advanced of college examinations. Each page is annotated with a mini-thesaurus of uncommon words highlighted in the text. Not only will you experience a great classic, but learn the richness of the English language with German synonyms at the bottom of each page. You will not see a full translation of the English text, but rather a running bilingual thesaurus to maximize the reader's exposure to the subtleties of both languages.