Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (Paperback)
Written by Himself
Yale University Press, 9780300204711, 264pp.
Publication Date: October 25, 2016
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One of the most influential literary documents in American and African American history, now available in a critical edition
Ideal for independent reading or for coursework in American and African American history, this revised edition of the memoir written by Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) of his life as a slave in pre-Civil War Maryland incorporates a wide range of supplemental materials to enhance students’ understanding of slavery, abolitionism, and the role of race in American society. Offering readers a new appreciation of Douglass’s world, it includes documents relating to the slave narrative genre and to the later career of an essential figure in the nineteenth-century abolition movement.