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The Resource Slave narratives after slavery, edited by William L. Andrews, (electronic resource)

Slave narratives after slavery, edited by William L. Andrews, (electronic resource)

Label
Slave narratives after slavery
Title
Slave narratives after slavery
Statement of responsibility
edited by William L. Andrews
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The pre-Civil War autobiographies of famous fugitives such as Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, and Harriet Jacobs form the bedrock of the African American narrative tradition. After emancipation arrived in 1865, former slaves continued to write about their experience of enslavement and their upward struggle to realize the promise of freedom and citizenship. Slave Narratives After Slavery reprints five of the most important and revealing first-person narratives of slavery and freedom published after 1865. Elizabeth Keckley's controversial Behind the Scenes (1868) introduced white Americ
Biography type
collective biography
Dewey number
306.3/62092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Andrews, William L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slaves
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Slaves' writings, American
Label
Slave narratives after slavery, edited by William L. Andrews, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Elizabeth Keckley, Behind the scenes, or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House (New York: G.W. Carleton, 1868) -- John Quincy Adams, Narrative of the life of John Quincy Adams, when in slavery, and now as a freeman (Harrisburg, Pa.: Sieg, 1872) -- William Wells Brown, My southern home, or, The South and its people (Boston: A.G. Brown & Co., Publishers, 1880) -- Lucy Ann Berry Delaney, From the darkness cometh the light, or, Struggles for freedom (St. Louis: J.T. Smith, 1891) -- Hughes, Louis, Thirty years a slave, from bondage to freedom, the institution of slavery as seen on the plantation and in the home of the planter (Milwaukee: South Side Printing Company, 1897)
Control code
ocn711774602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 416 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199720712
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711774602
Label
Slave narratives after slavery, edited by William L. Andrews, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Elizabeth Keckley, Behind the scenes, or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House (New York: G.W. Carleton, 1868) -- John Quincy Adams, Narrative of the life of John Quincy Adams, when in slavery, and now as a freeman (Harrisburg, Pa.: Sieg, 1872) -- William Wells Brown, My southern home, or, The South and its people (Boston: A.G. Brown & Co., Publishers, 1880) -- Lucy Ann Berry Delaney, From the darkness cometh the light, or, Struggles for freedom (St. Louis: J.T. Smith, 1891) -- Hughes, Louis, Thirty years a slave, from bondage to freedom, the institution of slavery as seen on the plantation and in the home of the planter (Milwaukee: South Side Printing Company, 1897)
Control code
ocn711774602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 416 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199720712
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711774602

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