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Picturing Frederick Douglass : an illustrated biography of the nineteenth century's most photographed American

Author: John Stauffer; Zoe Trodd; Celeste-Marie Bernier; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Kenneth B Morris, Jr.
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, A Division of W. W. Norton & Company, 2018. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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"Commemorating the bicentennial of Frederick Douglass's birthday and featuring images discovered since its original publication in 2015, this "tour de force" (Library Journal, starred review) reintroduced Frederick Douglass to a twenty-first-century audience. From these pages--which include over 160 photographs of Douglass, as well as his previously unpublished writings and speeches on visual aesthetics--we learn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Biography
Named Person: Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass; Frederick Douglass
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Stauffer; Zoe Trodd; Celeste-Marie Bernier; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Kenneth B Morris, Jr.
ISBN: 1631494295 9781631494291
OCLC Number: 988289156
Notes: "With an Epilogue by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and an Afterword by Kenneth B. Morris, Jr."...Cover.
Description: xxx, 281 pages : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Part I. The photographs --
Part II. Contemporaneous artwork --
Part III. The photographic legacy --
Part IV. Douglass's writings on photography --
Part V. Catalogue raisonné --
Epilogue / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. --
Afterword / Kenneth B. Morris, Jr.
Responsibility: John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd, and Celeste-Marie Bernier.

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Finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize A landmark and collectible volume-beautifully produced in duotone-that canonizes Frederick Douglass through historic photography.  Read more...

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