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The lives of Frederick Douglass.

Author: Robert S Levine
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press 2016.
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Rederick Douglass’s fluid, changeable sense of his own life story is reflected in the many conflicting accounts he gave of key events and relationships during his journey from slavery to freedom. Nevertheless, when these differing self-presentations are put side by side and consideration is given individually to their rhetorical strategies and historical moment, what emerges is a fascinating collage of Robert  Read more...

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Named Person: Frederick Douglass
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Levine
ISBN: 9780674055810 0674055810
OCLC Number: 917373704
Awards: Nominated for William Sanders Scarborough Prize 2015
Nominated for Lincoln Prize 2017
Nominated for Harriet Tubman Book Prize 2017
Nominated for American Book Awards 2016
Nominated for Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards 2017
Nominated for Frederick Douglass Book Prize 2017
Description: 350 pages
Responsibility: Robert S. Levine.


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  Read more...


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[A] thoughtful, ground-setting book... Levine scrutinizes not merely the times and the life-circumstances surrounding the generation of [the] three very different accounts Douglass wrote of himself Read more...

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