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Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass : authoritative text, contexts, criticism

Author: Frederick Douglass; William L Andrews; William S McFeely
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., 1997.
Series: A Norton critical edition
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Douglass; William L Andrews; William S McFeely
OCLC Number: 56610163
Description: ix, 188 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: [Review of the Narrative] (New York Tribune, June 10, 1845) / Margaret Fuller --
[Review of the Narrative] (Spectator, November 29, 1845) / Anonymous --
[Letter from a former slaveholder] (Liberator, December 12, 1845) / A.C.C. Thompson --
[Reply to Thompson's letter] (Liberator, February 27, 1846) ; Preface to the second Dublin edition of the Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglas (1846) / Federick Douglass --
Douglass on his mother and his father (1845, 1855, 1892) --
Douglass on his escape from slavery (1882) --
I am here to spread light on American slavery (October 14, 1845) ; What to the slave is the Fourth of July? (July 5, 1852) / Frederick Douglass --
From Frederick Douglass, the Orator (1893) / James Monroe Gregory --
[Diary entry on Douglass's death] (February 21, 1895) / Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
[The writing of the Narrative] / William S. McFeely --
The autobiographical writings of Frederick Douglass / Peter Ripley --
Narration, authentication, and authorial control in Frederick Douglass' Narrative of 1845 / Robert B. Stepto --
[Frederick Douglass and the American Jeremiad] / William L. Andrews --
[The economics of Douglass's Narrative] / Houston A. Baker, Jr. --
In the first place : making Frederick Douglass and the Afro-American narrative tradition / Deborah E. McDowell.
Series Title: A Norton critical edition
Responsibility: edited by William L. Andrews and William S. McFeely.

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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.

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