Frederick Douglass was once born a slave and lived to develop into a best-selling writer and a number one determine of the abolitionist stream. a strong orator and author, Douglass supplied a special voice advocating human rights and freedom around the 19th century, and continues to be an incredible determine within the struggle opposed to racial injustice. This significant other, designed for college kids of yankee heritage and literature, comprises essays from well-liked students operating in various disciplines. Key subject matters in Douglass reviews - his abolitionist paintings, oratory, and autobiographical writings - are lined extensive, and new views on faith, jurisprudence, the Civil battle, romanticism, sentimentality, the Black press, and transatlanticism are provided. available well-liked, and representing new methods in literary and African-American stories, this booklet is either a lucid advent and a contribution to current scholarship.

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