Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    An American Slave

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      “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass” is an autobiographical account written by Frederick Douglass. It was first published in 1845 and is considered one of the most influential pieces of literature to emerge from the abolitionist movement. The narrative provides a firsthand account of Douglass’s life as a slave and his journey to freedom.


      Here are some key points and themes from the narrative:

      1. Early Life in Slavery: Douglass was born into slavery in Maryland around 1818. The narrative describes his childhood, separation from his mother, and the harsh conditions he endured as a slave.
      2. Education: Despite being forbidden to learn how to read and write, Douglass managed to acquire knowledge in secret. His literacy became a key tool in his quest for freedom, as it empowered him to articulate the injustices of slavery.
      3. Escape to Freedom: Douglass made several attempts to escape slavery before finally succeeding in 1838. He disguised himself as a sailor and used counterfeit identification papers to travel to the North, where he found freedom.
      4. Abolitionist Activism: After gaining his freedom, Douglass became a prominent abolitionist speaker and writer. He used his narrative as a powerful tool to expose the brutalities of slavery and advocate for its abolition.
      5. Autobiographical Style: Douglass’s narrative is significant not only for its content but also for its literary style. It is a skillfully crafted work that combines personal experience with persuasive rhetoric, making it a compelling piece of abolitionist literature.
      6. Impact: The narrative had a profound impact on the abolitionist movement, challenging stereotypes about the intellectual capabilities of African Americans and contributing to the growing anti-slavery sentiment in the United States.

      Frederick Douglass went on to become a key figure in the abolitionist movement, an advocate for women’s rights, and an influential speaker and writer. His narrative remains an essential text in American literature and a powerful testimony against the dehumanizing effects of slavery.

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      Publisher :

      Series : Banned Book-A-Day

      First Publication Date : 1845

      Author : Frederick Douglass

      Genres: Autobiography, Memoir, Non-Fiction, Treatise

      Language : English

      Word Count : 41,000

      Format : DEA (Decentralized Encrypted Asset)

      Read On : eReader dApp

      Cover Art : Includes 4K hi-resolution book cover

      Cardano Retail Price : 249 ADA

      Cardano Discount Price : 79 ADA, for wallet holding Candide and The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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      Author Info

      Frederick Douglass

      Frederick Douglass (1818–1895) was a social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. Born into slavery in Maryland, he escaped to freedom and became one of the leading figures in the abolitionist movement.
      Douglass wrote several autobiographies, the first and most famous being "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave" (1845). His narratives provided a firsthand account of the brutality of slavery and became influential in the anti-slavery movement.
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