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My bondage and my freedom

Author: Frederick Douglass; John S Wright; Archie Givens, Sr., Collection of Afro-American Literature.
Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Washington Square Press trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Frederick Douglass was born a slave and escaped to freedom in his twenties. My Bondage and My Freedom (1855) was written after he had established himself as a newspaper editor. In this book, Douglass expands upon his previous accounts of his years as a slave. With great psychological penetration, he probes the longterm and corrosive effects of slavery and comments upon his active resistance to the segregation he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Douglass; John S Wright; Archie Givens, Sr., Collection of Afro-American Literature.
ISBN: 0743460596 9780743460590
OCLC Number: 52297104
Notes: Originally published: New York : Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1855.
"The Givens Collection"--Cover.
Description: xxxii, 384 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Part I. Life as a slave --
Part II. Life as a freeman.
Responsibility: by Frederick Douglass ; with an introduction by John S. Wright.
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"Frederick Douglass was born a slave and escaped to freedom in his twenties. My Bondage and My Freedom (1855) was written after he had established himself as a newspaper editor. In this book, Douglass expands upon his previous accounts of his years as a slave. With great psychological penetration, he probes the longterm and corrosive effects of slavery and comments upon his active resistance to the segregation he encounters in the North."--Jacket.

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Professor John S. Wright My Bondage and My Freedom is Frederick Douglass's most accomplished rendering of his life on literary and philosophical terms. It is also his most acutely romanticist and Read more...

 
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