Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass : An American Slave, Written by Himself, by Douglass, Frederick
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- ISBN: 9780674034013 | 0674034015
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/15/2009
No book more vividly explains the horror of American slavery and the emotional impetus behind the antislavery movement than Frederick Douglassrs"s Narrative. In an introductory essay, Robert Stepto re-examines the extraordinary life and achievement of a man who escaped from slavery to become a leading abolitionist and one of our most important writers. The John Harvard Library text reproduces the first edition, published in Boston in 1845.