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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics) by Frederick Douglass 0451529944 9780451529947
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics) by Frederick Douglass

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition combines the two most important African American slave narratives into one volume. Frederick Douglasss Narrative, first published in 1845, is an enlightening and incendiary text. Born into slavery, Douglass became the preeminent spokesman for his people during his life; his narrative is an unparalleled account of the dehumanizing effects of slavery and Douglasss own triumph over it. Like Douglass, Harriet Jacobs was born into slavery, and in 1861 she published Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, now recognized as the most comprehensive antebellum slave narrative written by a woman. Jacobss account broke the silence on the exploitation of African American female slaves, and it remains crucial reading. These narratives illuminate and inform each other. This edition includes an incisive Introduction by Kwame Anthony Appiah and extensive annotations.

Author: Frederick Douglass

Language: English

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Pages: 160

Publisher: Signet

Publication Date: 2005-06-07

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ISBN: 0451529944


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