9780873527491

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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  • ISBN13:

    9780873527491

  • ISBN10:

    0873527496

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-03-01
  • Publisher: Modern Language Assn of Amer

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Summary

Now at seventy-three volumes, this popular MLA series (ISSN 1059-1133) addresses a broad range of literary texts. Each volume surveys teaching aids and critical material and brings together essays that apply a variety of perspectives to teaching the text. Upper-level undergraduate and graduate students, student teachers, education specialists, and teachers in all humanities disciplines will find these volumes particularly helpful.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Preface to the Series ix
Preface to the Volume xi
PART ONE: MATERIALS
James C. Hall
Editions
3(1)
Related Readings
4(1)
Historical Background: African American Literary and Cultural History
5(6)
General Background
5(2)
African American and American Literary History
7(1)
Other Pertinent Cultural History
8(1)
The Slave Narrative
8(1)
Studies of the Slave Narrative and African American Autobiography
8(3)
Bibliography
11(1)
Historical Background: Frederick Douglass and Other Slave Narrators
11(1)
Biographies and Biographical Studies of Douglass
11(1)
Biographical Studies of Other Slave Narrators
12(1)
Audiovisual Materials
12(3)
PART TWO: APPROACHES
Introduction
15(136)
Cultural Authority and the Teaching of the Slave Narrative
Personal Places: Slavery and Mission in Graduate Seminars
19(12)
Joycelyn K. Moody
The Experiences of Slave Narratives: Reading against Authenticity
31(11)
Lindon Barrett
Framing the Slave Narrative/Framing Discussion
42(7)
Russ Castronovo
Douglass's Narrative in Historical Context
Douglass's ``Perplexing Difficulty''
49(6)
Arthur Zilversmit
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Slave: Douglass's Frontispiece Engravings
55(11)
Ed Folsom
Douglass and Sentimental Rhetoric
66(7)
Jeffrey Steele
Douglass's Natural Rights Constitutionalism
73(8)
Gregg D. Crane
Shattering Kidnapper's Heavenly Union: Interargumentation in Douglass's Oratory and Narrative
81(7)
Keith D. Miller
Ruth Ellen Kocher
Comparative and Intertextual Approaches to the Narrative
A Labor Studies Approach to Douglass's Narrative
88(7)
Laura Hapke
``Trust No Man!'' But What about a Woman? Ellen Craft and a Genealogical Model for Teaching Douglass's Narrative
95(7)
Barbara McCaskill
Incidents in the Life of Frederick Douglass
102(8)
Elizabeth Schultz
Qualified Knowledge: Douglass and Harriet Jacobs
110(7)
John Ernest
Doing More than Patrick Henry: Douglass's Narrative and Nineteenth-Century American Protest Writing
117(6)
Anita Patterson
Douglass's Narrative in Introductory Courses
Teaching Douglass's Narrative in an Introductory Humanities Course
123(10)
Martin Klammer
Teaching Douglass's Narrative in the World Literature Survey
133(6)
David L. Dudley
Teaching Douglass's Narrative in the United States Literature Survey
139(12)
Bruce Mills
Notes on Contributors 151(2)
Survey Participants 153(2)
Works Cited 155(16)
Index 171

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