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The classic slave narratives

Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Publisher: New York, New York : Signet Classics, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before the end of the civil war, over one hundred former slaves had written moving stories of their captivity and by 1944, when George Washington Carver published his autobiography, over six thousand ex-slaves had written what are called slave narratives. No group of slaves anywhere, in any other era, has left such prolific testimony to the horror of bondage and servitude.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Personal narratives
Named Person: Olaudah Equiano; Mary Prince; Frederick Douglass; Harriet A Jacobs; Frederick Douglass; Olaudah Equiano; Harriet A Jacobs; Mary Prince
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
ISBN: 9780451532138 0451532139
OCLC Number: 773931038
Description: xxx, 648 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: Interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or, Gustavus Vassa, the African --
History of Mary Prince, a West Indian slave --
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave --
Incidents in the life of a slave girl / [Harriet Jacobs, writing as Linda Brent].
Responsibility: edited and with an updated introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Abstract:

Gates presents a seminal volume of four classic slave narratives, including the 1749 texts of "The Life of Olaudah Equiano," the last edition corrected and published in his lifetime. The collection  Read more...

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