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The Resource Clotel : or, Thomas Jefferson's daughter, William Wells Brown

Clotel : or, Thomas Jefferson's daughter, William Wells Brown

Label
Clotel : or, Thomas Jefferson's daughter
Title
Clotel
Title remainder
or, Thomas Jefferson's daughter
Statement of responsibility
William Wells Brown
Title variation
  • Clotel, or, The presidents daughter
  • Clotel
  • President's daughter
Title variation remainder
a narrative of slave life in the United States
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1853 amidst rumors that Thomas Jefferson fathered children with one of his slaves, Clotel is a fictional chronicle of one such child. After Jefferson's death, his mistress and her two daughters are auctioned. One daughter, Clotel, is purchased by a white man from Virginia who impregnates her. Despite the promise of marriage, Clotel is instead sold to another man and separated from her daughter
Summary
Offers a fictionalized narrative of the life of a girl rumored to be the illegitimate daughter of Thomas Jefferson, describing her escape attempts and encounters as she circulates through the American slave trade.
Storyline
Tone
Character
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10299314
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1814?-1884
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, William Wells
Dewey number
813/.4
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS1139.B9
LC item number
C53 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by J. D. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jackson, J. D.
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • African American families
  • Children of presidents
  • African American women
  • Illegitimate children
  • Racially mixed people
  • Women slaves
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a narrative of slave life in the United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Clotel : or, Thomas Jefferson's daughter, William Wells Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 6:44:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1001718
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (6 hr., 44 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629232829
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781629232829
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781629232829
  • (OCoLC)867875621
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Clotel : or, Thomas Jefferson's daughter, William Wells Brown
Publication
Note
  • Title from web page
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 6:44:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1001718
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (6 hr., 44 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629232829
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781629232829
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781629232829
  • (OCoLC)867875621
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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