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This second edition of Douglass'sNarrativereprints this classic document together with speeches and letters, all in a volume designed for undergraduate students. An extensive introduction places theNarrativein its historical and literary contexts with annotations on needed background.
David W. Blight is Professor of History at Yale University; he taught at Amherst College for thirteen years. His scholarly work is concentrated on nineteenth-century America, with a special interest in the Civil War and Reconstruction, African-American history, and American intellectual and cultural history. He has lectured widely on Frederick Douglass and served as a consultant to documentary films on African-American history, including the PBS television film Frederick Douglass: When the Lion Wrote History. His book, Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee is an award-winning intellectual biography of Douglass and a study of the meaning of the Civil War. His work Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory was awarded the Bancroft Prize in American History, the Lincoln Prize, and the Frederick Douglass Prize, as well as four awards from the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of numerous essays on abolitionism and African American intellectual history, and his latest work is a colelction of essays entitled Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory, and the Civil War.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: "A Psalm of Freedom"|
|Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, Written by Himself|
|Selected Reviews, Documents, and Speeches|
|"Dialogue Between a Master and a Slave," in The Columbian Orator (1797)|
|Review of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, New York Tribune, June 10, 1845|
|"Narratives of Fugitive Slaves," excerpt, Christian Examiner, July 1849|
|"Southern Slavery and Northern Religion," two addresses delivered in Concord, New Hampshire, February 11, 1844, as reported in (Concord, N.H.) Herald of Freedom, February 16, 1844|
|"My Slave Experience in Maryland," an address delivered in New York City, May 6, 1845, as recorded in National Antislavery Standard, May 22, 1845|
|"What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" speech delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852|
|A Douglass Chronology (1818-1895)|
|Questions for Consideration|
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