Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave

byFrederick DouglassEditorIra DworkinIntroduction byIra Dworkin

January 28, 2014|
Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave by Frederick Douglass
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An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials

The preeminent American slave narrative first published in 1845, Frederick Douglass’s Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth into slavery in 1818 to his escape to the North in 1838, how he endured the daily physical and spiritual brutalities of his owners and driver, how he learned to read and write, and how he grew into a man who could only live free or die. In addition to Douglass’s classic autobiography, this new edition also includes his most famous speech “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” and his only known work of fiction, The Heroic Slave, which was written, in part, as a response to Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) was an antislavery lecturer, a journalist, a writer and publisher, and the bestselling author of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, followed by My Bondage and My Freedom, and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass.Ira Dworkin is the associate director of the Prince Alwalee...
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Title:Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 7.71 X 5.06 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 7.71 X 5.06 X 0.6 in
Published:January 28, 2014
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143107309

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