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The Resource Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself, John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, Heather L. Kaufman, editors ; Gerald L. Fulkerson, textual editor ; Rebecca A. Pattillo, assistant editor ; Kate Burzlaff, Alex Smith, and Andrew Willey, research assistants

Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself, John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, Heather L. Kaufman, editors ; Gerald L. Fulkerson, textual editor ; Rebecca A. Pattillo, assistant editor ; Kate Burzlaff, Alex Smith, and Andrew Willey, research assistants

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Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself
Title
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself
Statement of responsibility
John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, Heather L. Kaufman, editors ; Gerald L. Fulkerson, textual editor ; Rebecca A. Pattillo, assistant editor ; Kate Burzlaff, Alex Smith, and Andrew Willey, research assistants
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Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ideal for coursework in American and African American history, this revised edition of Frederick Douglass's memoir of his life as a slave in pre-Civil War Maryland incorporates a wide range of supplemental materials to enhance students' understanding of slavery, abolitionism, and the role of race in American society. Offering readers a new appreciation of Douglass's world, it includes documents relating to the slave narrative genre and to the later career of an essential figure in the nineteenth-century abolition movement
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
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1818-1895
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Douglass, Frederick
Dewey number
973.8092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McKivigan, John R.
  • Hinks, Peter P.
  • Kaufman, Heather L.
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  • Douglass, Frederick
  • African American abolitionists
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • African American abolitionists
  • United States
Label
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself, John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, Heather L. Kaufman, editors ; Gerald L. Fulkerson, textual editor ; Rebecca A. Pattillo, assistant editor ; Kate Burzlaff, Alex Smith, and Andrew Willey, research assistants
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First edition 2001."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction by John W. Blassingame -- 'Narrative' -- Historical context: -- 'The doctrines and discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America': "Of slavery" (1798) -- Alexander McCaine, 'Slavery defended from scripture, against the attacks of the abolitionists': Excerpt (1842) -- David Walker, 'Walker's appeal to the coloured citizens of the world': Excerpt (1829) -- "Insurrection of the blacks," 'Niles Weekly Register' (1831) -- Samuel Miller, "Extract from a discourse delivered before the New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves" (1797) -- 'Declaration of sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Society': "Preamble" (1833) -- Frederick Douglass, "I have come to tell you something about slavery" (1841) -- Hugh Auld, Bill of sale manumitting Douglass (1846) -- Douglass and his contemporary critics: -- Anonymous, Review of the "Narrative' (1845) -- Margaret Fuller, Review of the 'Narrative' (1845) -- Maria Weston Chapman, Review of the 'Narrative' (1845) -- A citizen of Maryland, "Gleams of light" (1845) -- A.C.C. Thompson, "To tell the public. -- Falsehood refuted" (1845) -- Frederick Douglass, Letter to William Lloyd Garrison (1846) -- Scholarly assessments: -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 'The classic slave narratives': Excerpt (1987) -- Winifred Morgan, "Gender-related difference in the slave narratives": Excerpt (1994) -- William L. Andrews, 'To tell a free story': Excerpt (1986) -- Robert B. Stepto, 'From behind the veil': Excerpt (1979) -- Afterword by John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, and Heather L. Kaufman -- Chronology -- Four Maryland families -- Historical annotation to the narrative
Control code
ocn960493840
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Critical edition.
Extent
xl, 215 pages
Isbn
9780300204711
Lccn
2016935415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026416082
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)960493840
Label
Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave, written by himself, John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, Heather L. Kaufman, editors ; Gerald L. Fulkerson, textual editor ; Rebecca A. Pattillo, assistant editor ; Kate Burzlaff, Alex Smith, and Andrew Willey, research assistants
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First edition 2001."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-197) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction by John W. Blassingame -- 'Narrative' -- Historical context: -- 'The doctrines and discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America': "Of slavery" (1798) -- Alexander McCaine, 'Slavery defended from scripture, against the attacks of the abolitionists': Excerpt (1842) -- David Walker, 'Walker's appeal to the coloured citizens of the world': Excerpt (1829) -- "Insurrection of the blacks," 'Niles Weekly Register' (1831) -- Samuel Miller, "Extract from a discourse delivered before the New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves" (1797) -- 'Declaration of sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Society': "Preamble" (1833) -- Frederick Douglass, "I have come to tell you something about slavery" (1841) -- Hugh Auld, Bill of sale manumitting Douglass (1846) -- Douglass and his contemporary critics: -- Anonymous, Review of the "Narrative' (1845) -- Margaret Fuller, Review of the 'Narrative' (1845) -- Maria Weston Chapman, Review of the 'Narrative' (1845) -- A citizen of Maryland, "Gleams of light" (1845) -- A.C.C. Thompson, "To tell the public. -- Falsehood refuted" (1845) -- Frederick Douglass, Letter to William Lloyd Garrison (1846) -- Scholarly assessments: -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 'The classic slave narratives': Excerpt (1987) -- Winifred Morgan, "Gender-related difference in the slave narratives": Excerpt (1994) -- William L. Andrews, 'To tell a free story': Excerpt (1986) -- Robert B. Stepto, 'From behind the veil': Excerpt (1979) -- Afterword by John R. McKivigan, Peter P. Hinks, and Heather L. Kaufman -- Chronology -- Four Maryland families -- Historical annotation to the narrative
Control code
ocn960493840
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Critical edition.
Extent
xl, 215 pages
Isbn
9780300204711
Lccn
2016935415
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026416082
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)960493840

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