8 edition of The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - An American Slave found in the catalog.
September 6, 2007
by Book Jungle
Written in English
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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass paints a powerful picture of what it was like to be a slave, how the world looked from within chains, and what kind of place America was when "the land of the free" was only free for white people. A few books were written by ex-slaves in the s and s, but Frederick Douglass's narrative is. THE WORLD OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS AND NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE In February Frederick Douglass is born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey in Tuckahoe, Maryland. His mother, Harriet Bailey, is a slave; his father’s identity is unknown, though many believe he was Douglass’s white master, Aaron 4/5(32).
"Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass" (first published in ) and Harriet Jacobs' "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" () are probably the two most powerful examples of the slave narrative. This literary form represents the first-person accounts of individuals who have lived as slaves.5/5(5). Frederick Douglass's autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, is widely regarded as a classic of American nineteenth-century history, of African-American studies, and of literature. In , just seven years after his escape from slavery, the young Douglass published this powerful account of his life as a.
The book Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick Douglass, is a story about Frederick Douglass’s life as a slave and how he goes on his quest to achieve freedom. Douglass was born into slavery and goes from master to master, and he finally sees the power of education when he reaches Baltimore to work for some new people. “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself” is a memoir published by Frederick Douglass in The book tells the story of Douglass’s early life as a slave in Maryland. His memoir begins with his birth as the son of a slave woman, and probably, the master of the plantation.
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This classic of American literature, a dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave, was first published inwhen its author had just achieved his freedom.
It is a story that shocked the world with its first-hand account of the horrors of slavery/5(2K). Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey; ry - Febru ) was an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman.
After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York, gaining note for his dazzling /5(2K). Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass that was is a memoir by Frederick Douglass that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.
Summary & Analysis. Preface by William Lloyd Garrison & Letter from Wendell Phillips. Chapters I–II. Chapters III–IV. Chapters V–VI. narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave. w ritten by himself. boston published at the anti-slavery office, no.
25 cornhill File Size: KB. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglas, an American Slave, written inis, perhaps, the most famous.
The others were My Bondage and My Freedom () and Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (, revised ).4/5. Read an Excerpt. From Robert O'Meally's Introduction to Narrative of the Life Frederick Douglass, An American Slave.
Crossing Over: Frederick Douglass’s Run for Freedom The very first time I assigned Frederick Douglass’s Narrative was in the fall ofin Boston, Massachusetts, when I was teaching a high school equivalency night-course for working adults/5().
Read Chapter 7 of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass. The text begins: I lived in Master Hugh's family about seven years. During this time, I succeeded in learning to read and write. In accomplishing this, I was compelled to resort to various stratagems.
I had no regular teacher. My mistress, who had kindly commenced to. by Frederick Douglass. "You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man." Both a memoir and abolitionist statement, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave () is considered one of the most important and influential writings of the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in.
Frederick Douglass is one of the most celebrated writers in the African American literary tradition, and his first autobiography is the one of the most widely read North American slave narratives. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave was published inless than seven years after Douglass escaped from slavery.
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is a popular book by Frederick Douglass. Read The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, free online version of the book by Frederick Douglass, on Frederick Douglass's The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass consists of 11 parts for ease of reading.
Choose the part of The Narrative of the. Douglass wrote several autobiographies, eloquently describing his experiences in slavery in his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, which became. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass during his time in Lynn, Massachusetts.
It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and is considered to be Genre: Autobiography.
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave Contributor Names Douglass, Frederick, Garrison, William Lloyd, Created / Published Boston: Anti-Slavery Office, Subject Headings.
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To order a copy for £, go to or. His gripping narrative takes us into the fields, cabins, and manors of pre–Civil War plantations in the South and reveals the daily terrors he suffered as a slave.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave is one of the most influential autobiographies ever written. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass.
It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text 5/5(1).
Douglass' Narrative begins with the few facts he knows about his birth and parentage; his father is a slave owner and his mother is a slave named Harriet Bailey.
Here and throughout the autobiography, Douglass highlights the common practice of white slave owners raping slave women, both to satisfy their sexual hungers and to expand their slave populations.
The book, published inoriginally entitled Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written By Himself, was met with disbelief when it initially came out. Few could believe that an African American slave could write so eloquently and have such perfect use of the English language.4/5(11).
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass was fairly simple to read and thoroughly moving, as with each page my eyes grew wider and wider at the atrocities committed in the name of slavery. I am sure he must have acquired a modicum of animosity towards the slave owners, but is not present in the work and thus allows each word to ring by:.
The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass was Douglass' third autobiography. In it he was able to go into greater detail about his life as a slave and his escape from slavery, as he and his family were no longer in any danger from the reception of his work.Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Summary.
Douglass's Narrative is like a highway map, showing us the road from slavery to freedom. At the beginning of the book, Douglass is a slave in both body and mind. When the book ends, he gets both his legal freedom and frees his mind. And if the book is like a highway map, then the mile markers are a series of "epiphanies," or .Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.
Frederick Douglass. Its a really good book! Section 1. 1: Section 2. 8: Section 3. Section 4. Section 5. Other editions - View all. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave Frederick Douglass Full view - Narrative of the Life of /5(10).