Narrative Of The Life Of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, Written By Himself

Paperback | December 25, 2002

byFrederick Douglass

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This second edition of Douglass's Narrative reprints this classic document together with speeches and letters, all in a volume designed for undergraduate students. An extensive introduction places the Narrative in its historical and literary contexts with annotations on needed background.

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This second edition of Douglass's Narrative reprints this classic document together with speeches and letters, all in a volume designed for undergraduate students. An extensive introduction places the Narrative in its historical and literary contexts with annotations on needed background.

David W. Blight is Professor of History at Yale University; he taught at Amherst College for thirteen years. His scholarly work is concentrated on nineteenth-century America, with a special interest in the Civil War and Reconstruction, African-American history, and American intellectual and cultural history. He has lectured widely on ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 8.21 × 5.47 × 0.27 inPublished:December 25, 2002Publisher:Bedford/St. Martin'sLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  Foreword
  Preface
    
INTRODUCTION: "A PSALM OF FREEDOM"
    
PART I. THE DOCUMENT
    
    A Note About the Text
    Preface by William Lloyd Garrison, May 1, 1845
    Letter from Wendell Phillips, Esq., April 22, 1845
  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself
    
    
PART II. SELECTED REVIEWS, DOCUMENTS, AND SPEECHES
    
    Caleb Bingham, "Dialogue Between a Master and a Slave," in The Columbian Orator 1797
    Margaret Fuller, Review of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, New York Tribune, June 10, 1845
    Ephraim Peabody, "Narratives of Fugitive Slaves," excerpt, Christian Examiner, July 1849
    Nathaniel P. Rogers, "Southern Slavery and Northern Religion: Two Addresses" delivered in Concord, New Hampshire, February 11, 1844, as reported in Concord, N.H. Herald of Freedom, February 16, 1844
    Frederick Douglass, "My Slave Experience in Maryland," an address delivered in New York City, May 6, 1845, as recorded in National Antislavery Standard, May 22, 1845
    Frederick Douglass, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" speech delivered in Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852
    
APPENDIXES
    
    A Frederick Douglass Chronology (1818–1895)
    Questions for Consideration
    Selected Bibliography
    
  Index

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"Having consistently used the book for almost a decade, I can say that it remains the most popular of my required books. The introduction places Douglass in a historical context comprehensible to undergraduates and offers students shrewd insights into how he drafted his autobiography."