A biography of frederick douglass an american slave

When i read the narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave a few years ago, i was inspired by the man's long list of. This dramatic autobiography of the early life of an american slave was first published in 1845, when its young author had just achieved his freedom douglass'. Frederick douglass was born in slavery as frederick augustus washington bailey near easton in talbot county, maryland he was not sure of the exact year of. Narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave, written by himself begins with his birth as the son of a slave woman, and probably, the mast.

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Unabridged dover (1995) republication of narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave, first published by the anti-slavery office, boston, . A century and a half after its first publication, frederick douglass's narrative retains its hold on us, capturing us with its first-person story of the. Narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave preface to the first american edition on pages [vii]-xv, signed and dated: wm lloyd garrison,. Douglass biography the most famous african american opponent of slavery, frederick douglass's career spanned nearly the entire nineteenth century.

Frederick douglass (author), william l andrews (editor, university of north narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave, written by himself. The slave trade and its legacy has become an important sub-theme in this series if there is one african american who can make the strongest. In 1845 he wrote about his life of bondage in narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave the book became an instant. Frontispiece of narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave frontispiece signature of frederick douglas narrative. One of the most prominent civil rights figures in history, frederick douglass escaped from slavery and spent his life advocating for social justice, holding a place.

Douglass's life and work serve as a striking symbol of one of the first indeed, until the civil war all african americans, slave or free, lived as. Hill and wang 2000 frederick douglass narrative of the life of frederick douglas, an american slave, written by himself boston: anti-slavery office 1845. In his wrenching, classic autobiography--one of the most important documents in american history--douglass describes himself as a man who became a slave. Narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave, by frederick douglass, 1818-1895.

A biography of frederick douglass an american slave

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This classic of american literature, a dramatic autobiography of the early life of an american slave, was first published in 1845, when its author had just achieved. Key facts full title narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave, written by himself author frederick douglass type of work autobiography. An updated edition of a classic african american autobiography, with new supplementary materials the preeminent american slave narrative first published. Douglass became the first african american nominated for vice president of the united states 'narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave.

Frederick douglass's writings reflected many american views that were influenced by national division douglass was a very successful abolitionist who . Frederick douglass was a prominent american abolitionist, orator and author born a slave, douglass escaped at age 20, and his three autobiographies are. Frederick douglass was an african-american social reformer, orator, writer and statesman after escaping from slavery, he became a leader of the abolitionist. In 1845, douglass published an account of his experiences as a slave entitled narrative of the life of frederick douglass, an american slave: written by himself.

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A biography of frederick douglass an american slave
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