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Great slave narratives. Selected and introduced by Arna Bontemps.

By: Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, Beacon Press [1969]Description: xix, 331 p. 21 cm.Subject(s): Slaves -- United States -- Biography | Slaves' writings, AmericanAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Great slave narratives.; Online version:: Great slave narratives.DDC classification: 301.45/22/0922 | B
Contents:
The slave narrative; an American genre, by A. Bontemps.--The life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, written by himself.--The fugitive blacksmith; or, Events in the history of James W. C. Pennington, pastor of a Presbyterian church, New York, formerly a slave in the State of Maryland.--Running a thousand miles for freedom; or, The escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery.
Summary: Three selected narratives exemplify an interesting, sometimes little-known area of American Negro history and writing.
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The slave narrative; an American genre, by A. Bontemps.--The life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, written by himself.--The fugitive blacksmith; or, Events in the history of James W. C. Pennington, pastor of a Presbyterian church, New York, formerly a slave in the State of Maryland.--Running a thousand miles for freedom; or, The escape of William and Ellen Craft from slavery.

Three selected narratives exemplify an interesting, sometimes little-known area of American Negro history and writing.

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