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Up from slavery : authoritative text, contexts, and composition history, criticism

Author: Booker T Washington; William L Andrews
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1996.
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents an annotated edition of the autobiography of Booker T. Washington, a man born in slavery who became an influential African-American leader, and founder of the Tuskegee Institute. Includes related correspondence, reviews, and critical essays.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Biography
Named Person: Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington; Booker T Washington
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Booker T Washington; William L Andrews
ISBN: 0393967255 9780393967258
OCLC Number: 32013111
Description: xi, 262 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: The text of Up from slavery. Contexts and composition. Letters about Up from slavery (1899-1900) : Lyman Abbott to Booker T. Washington, Booker T. Washington to John A. Hertel, Lyman Abbott to Booker T. Washington, Booker T. Washington to Lyman Abbott --
Review of Up from slavery --
From An exemplary citizen / W.D. Howells --
An African American book review --
My larger education / Booker T. Washington --
Criticism. Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and others / W.E.B. Du Bois --
Radicals and conservatives / Kelly Miller --
Booker T. Washington : an interpretation / August Meier --
Booker T. Washington in biographical perspective / Louis R. Harlan --
Casting down / Sidonie smith --
Autobiography and Washington / James M. Cox --
Booker T. Washington's mastery of form / Houston A. Baker, Jr. --
The representation of slavery and the rise of Afro-American literary realism, 1865-1920 / Willam L. Andrews.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: edited by William L. Andrews.

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This "Critical Edition" uses the text of the first edition, published in 1901. Accompanying material includes contemporary reviews, eight essays which present a variety of critical perspectives, and  Read more...
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