The Slaves Narrative

Paperback | January 1, 1986

EditorCharles T. Davis, Henry Louis Gates

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These autobiographies of Afro-American ex-slaves comprise the largest body of literature produced by slaves in human history. The book consists of three sections: selected reviews of slave narratives, dating from 1750 to 1861; essays examining how such narratives serve as historical material;and essays exploring the narratives as literary artifacts.

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These autobiographies of Afro-American ex-slaves comprise the largest body of literature produced by slaves in human history. The book consists of three sections: selected reviews of slave narratives, dating from 1750 to 1861; essays examining how such narratives serve as historical material;and essays exploring the narratives as lite...

Henry Louis Gates is at Harvard University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:January 1, 1986Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195066561

ISBN - 13:9780195066562

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"This collection is indispensable for historians and literary critics, as well as anyone interested in slavery and autobiography."--Bookletter/Southeast