My Bondage and My Freedom     by Frederick Douglass  with an Introduction  by Dr  James M Cune Smith

My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass with an Introduction by Dr James M Cune Smith


  • Author : Frederick Douglass
  • Publisher : Scholarly Pub Office Univ of
  • Release Date : 2006-09
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 1425551653


My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass with an Introduction by Dr James M Cune Smith Book Description :

Large Format for easy reading. Douglass was among the most prominent African-Americans of his time, and one of the most influential lecturers and authors in American history. His most well-known work is his first autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Critics frequently attacked the book as inauthentic, not believing that a black man could have produced so eloquent a piece of literature. It was an immediate bestseller. My Bondage and My Freedom, written ten years later is his most accomplished autobiographical account of his life on literary and philosophical terms....

Back to Africa

Back to Africa


  • Author : Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2010-11-01
  • Genre: Social Science
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  • ISBN 10 : 027104571X


Back to Africa Book Description :

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African American Autobiographers
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African American Autobiographers


  • Author : Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
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  • ISBN 10 : 0313314098


African American Autobiographers Book Description :

Chronicling the autobiographical tradition in African American literature from the 18th century to the present, this volume features 66 authors from Maya Angelou to Malcolm X. Alphabetized entries, written by expert contributors, include concise biographies, overviews of autobiographical works and themes, reviews of critical receptions, and bibliographies....

Our South

Our South


  • Author : Jennifer Rae Greeson
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9780674024281


Our South Book Description :

Our South offers a provocative new interpretation of the literature of the South within the literary and political history of the United States. The richly original central insight is Greeson’s claim that writings about the South have profoundly shaped American literature and culture. Yet, as she details, generations of literary scholars have ignored the South in constructing a national imaginary, and she’s critical of those northern writers who use the South as site of their imperialist visions. With clear critical readings of dozens of specific works, Greeson crucially shows how important region is to an understanding of American culture and identity....

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass


  • Author : Frederic May Holland
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1891
  • Genre: Abolitionists
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  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000000858168


Frederick Douglass Book Description :

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American newspaper journalists  1690 1872

American newspaper journalists 1690 1872


  • Author : Perry J. Ashley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:49015002922764


American newspaper journalists 1690 1872 Book Description :

Contains the stories of the great pioneers who created the American press and nurtured it from a position of complete subjection to authority in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries to the political and economic independence of the "penny press," which catered to the newly enfranchised working class of the nineteenth century....