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Book: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Author: Frederick Douglass, ?–95 First published: The original book is in the public domain in the United States and in most, if not all, other countries as well. Readers outside the United States should check their own countries’. Jul 12, · Beginning with his birth on a Maryland plantation in , Douglass’s account records the tyranny and brutality of his life in slavery until his ultimate escape to /5(K). Read The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by author Frederick Douglass, FREE, online. (Table of Contents.) This book and many more are available. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass that was is a memoir by Frederick Douglass that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.
Both a memoir and abolitionist statement, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave () is considered one of the most important and influential writings of the abolitionist movement of the early 19th century in the United States. The book details the events of Douglass's life. Douglass' Narrative begins with the few facts he knows about his birth and parentage; his father is a slave owner and his mother is a slave named Harriet Bailey. Here and throughout the autobiography, Douglass highlights the common practice of white slave owners raping slave women, both to satisfy their sexual hungers and to expand their slave populations. narrative life feederickdouglass, americanslave* writtenbyhimselr boston: publishedattheanti-slaveryoffice, nocornhill. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Douglass's Narrative is like a highway map, showing us the road from slavery to freedom. At the beginning of the book, Douglass is a slave in both body and mind.
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass My rating: 4 of 5 stars Book Review FYI, I wrote this 15 years ago while in college copying over some old reviews now! I first read the biographical introduction about Frederick Douglass and learned many new things. Slavery. Slavery is the big theme in Douglass's Narrative, since he wrote his book to convince people that slavery was wrong. You might call the book anti-slavery propaganda, but we don't think Douglass wou. Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave. My review is better than yours. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. Even though I was forced to read this book for school, I still enjoyed it. blood bring called carried cause Colonel Lloyd's colored condition course Covey death Douglass escape existence fact farms feel /5(15). Jan 13, · At the urging of Garrison, Douglass wrote and published his first autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, in The book was a bestseller in the United.