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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a number of narratives written by former slaves during the same period. In factual detail, the text describes the events of his life and is considered /5(K). Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Original Classic Edition): An American Slave - Kindle edition by Douglass, Frederick. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Original Classic Edition): An American Slave/5(K). 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, documenting the cruel brutality and. -- Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass, An American Slave I went into the B&N bookstore to escape the hot Atlanta sun, and while browsing I saw this I did not hesitate to let it be known of me, that the white man who expected to succeed in whipping, must also succeed in killing me ”4/5.
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. Frederick Douglass was born into slavery sometime in or Like many slaves, he is unsure of his exact date of birth. Douglass is separated from his mother, Harriet Bailey, soon after he is born. His father is most likely their white master, Captain Anthony. Captain Anthony is the clerk of a rich man named Colonel by: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (AmazonClassics Edition) - Kindle edition by Douglass, Frederick. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (AmazonClassics Edition)/5(K). Summary. Douglass begins his Narrative by explaining that he is like many other slaves who don't know when they were born and, sometimes, even who their parents hearsay, he estimates that he was born around and that his father was probably his first white master, Captain Anthony.
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 Died: No book except perhaps Uncle Tom’s Cabin had as powerful an impact on the abolitionist movement as Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. But while Stowe wrote about imaginary characters, Douglass’s book is a record of his own remarkable life. Born a slave in on a plantation in Maryland, Douglass taught himself to read and : Barnes & Noble. The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass was fairly simple to read and thoroughly moving, as with each page my eyes grew wider and wider at the atrocities committed in the name of slavery. I am sure he must have acquired a modicum of animosity towards the slave owners, but is not present in the work and thus allows each word to ring by: Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass, an American slave. Written by himself. [With] Appendix/5(15).