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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.
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From the Trade Paperback edition.
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subject_facetAbolitionists -- Biography
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography
African American abolitionists -- Biography
African Americans -- Biography
Canon (Literature)
Douglass, Frederick, -- 1818-1895
Electronic books
Slaves -- United States -- Biography
title_displayNarrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave
title_fullNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass--an American Slave / Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass : an American slave [electronic resource] Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895,
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave / written by himself ; John W. Blassingame, John R. McKivigan, and Peter P. Hinks, editors ; Gerald Fulkerson, textual editor ; James H. Cook, Victoria C. Gruber, and C. Jane Holtan, editorial assistants
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave / written by himself ; edited with an introduction by Houston A. Baker, Jr.
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave / written by himself ; with an introduction and notes by Robert O'Meally ; George Stade, consulting editorial director
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave
title_shortNarrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave
title_suban American slave
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African American Nonfiction
African American abolitionists
African Americans
Biography
Biography & Autobiography
Canon (Literature)
Douglass, Frederick
Electronic books
History
Multi-Cultural
Nonfiction
Politics
Slaves