Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave download free [PDF and Ebook] by Frederick Douglass

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave download free [PDF and Ebook] by Frederick Douglass year 2009
  • Book name: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
  • Author: Frederick Douglass
  • Release date: 2009/5/13
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780199539079
  • Rating: 7.52 of 10
  • Votes: 185
  • Review by: Adilynn Stinson
  • Review rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/29
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: I was born in Tuckahoe I have no accurate knowledge of my age, never having seen any authentic record containing it. By far the larger part of the slaves know as little of their ages as horses know of theirs, and it is the wish of most masters within my knowledge to keep their slaves thus ignorant.' Thus begins the autobiography of Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) who was born into slavery in Maryland and after his escape to Massachusetts in 1838 became an ardent abolitionist and campaigner for women's rights. His Narrative, which became an instant bestseller on publication in 1845, describes his life as a slave, the cruelty he suffered at the hands of his masters, his struggle to educate himself and his fight for freedom. Passionately written, often using striking biblicalimagery, the Narrative came to assume epic proportions as a founding anti-slavery text in which Douglass carefully crafted both his life story and his persona. This new edition examines Douglass, the man and the myth, his complex relationship with women and the enduring power of his book. It includes extracts from Douglass's primary sources and examples of his writing on women's rights. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H1M3S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: Historical, Political & Military, Autobiography: General, Slavery & Abolition Of Slavery, History Of The Americas, Black & Asian Studies, Biography: General
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.30 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x195x8mm
  • Weight: 136g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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