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Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave

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In the most seminal slave narrative ever written, Frederick Douglass writes, "From my earliest recollection, I date the entertainment of a deep conviction that slavery would not always be able to h...

In the most seminal slave narrative ever written, Frederick Douglass writes, "From my earliest recollection, I date the entertainment of a deep conviction that slavery would not always be able to hold me within its foul embrace and in the darkest hours of my career in slavery, this living word of faith and spirit of hope departed not from me, but remained like ministering angels to cheer me through the gloom." Reading this narrative is to witness the birth of new literary presence, one that counts W.E.B. Du Bois, Ralph Ellison, Angela Davis, and Toni Morrison among its progeny.

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Creator
written by himself ; with an introduction and notes by Robert O'Meally ; George Stade, consulting editorial director
Format
Books
Language
English
Publication
  • New York, NY : Barnes & Noble Classics, ©2003
Physical Details
  • xxxiii, 126 pages ; 21 cm
ISBNs
9781593080419, 1593080417, 0760742065, 9780760742068, 0760729085, 9780760729083, 9781448726066, 1448726069
OCLC
ocm53885241

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-126).

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