Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave: Written by Himself
BeschreibungThe powerful story of slavery that has become a classic of American autobiography is now available in an authoritative edition. Includes a thorough Introduction by Douglass scholar John Blassingame, historical notes, and reader responses to the first edition of 1845. Illustrations.
PortraitThe late John W. Blassingame was professor of history and African and African-American studies at Yale University. John R. McKivigan is Mary O'Brien Gibson Professor of History at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis. Peter P. Hinks is assistant professor of history at Hamilton College. Gerald Fulkerson is professor of communication and literature at Freed-Hardeman University.
Pressestimmen"None so dramatically as Douglass integrated both the horror and the great quest of the African-American experience into the deep stream of American autobiography. He advanced and extended that tradition and is rightfully designated one of its greatest practitioners." John W. Blassingame, from the introduction"
Untertitel: 'Yale Nota Bene'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: YALE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2001
Seitenanzahl: 192 Seiten