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American Slave Narratives (Library of America)

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The ten works collected in this volume present unflinching portrayals of the cruelty and degradation of slavery while testifying to the African-American struggle for freedom and dignity. Includes a chronology of events.

About the Author

William L. Andrews is E. Maynard Adams Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of To Tell a Free Story and editor or coeditor of more than thirty books on African American literature.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. was Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and Africana Studies at Cornell University, and also tenured at Yale, Duke, and Harvard, where he was appointed W.E.B. DuBois professor of humanities in 1991. Professor Gates is the author of Figures in Black: Words, Signs, and the Racial Self, Wonders of the African World, The Signifying Monkey: A Theory of African-American Literary Criticism, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man, Loose Cannons: Notes on the Culture Wars, and Colored People: A Memoir. With Cornel West, he co-wrote The African American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Country and The Future of the Race. He is also the editor of the critically-acclaimed edition of Our Nig, an annotated reprint of Harriet E. Wilson’s 1859 novel, The Slave’s Narrative (with the late Charles T. Davis), Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience, Six Women’s Slave Narratives, and In the House of Oshugbo: Critical Essays on Wole Soyinka. He is a recipient of the MacArthur Prize.

Table of Contents

James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosow — Olaudah Equiano — Nat Turner — Frederick Douglass — William Wells Brown — Henry Bibb — Sojourner Truth — William and Ellen Craft — Harriet Ann Jacobs — Jacob D. Green.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781883011765
Subtitle:
Library of America #114
Editor:
Andrews, William L.
Editor:
Andrews, William L.
Editor:
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
Editor:
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Editor:
Gates, Henry Louis
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis
Author:
Andrews, William L.
Editor:
Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. JR. JR. JR. JR.
Publisher:
Library of America
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
African American Studies - History
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Slaves' writings, American
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Slaves -- United States.
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Library of America (Hardcover)
Series Volume:
105-256114
Publication Date:
20000115
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
992
Dimensions:
8.02x5.30x1.30 in. 1.45 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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