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Early African-American Classics

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ISBN-10: 0553213792

ISBN-13: 9780553213799

Edition: N/A

Authors: Anthony Appiah

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An essential collection of some of the most influential and significant writings by African-American writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, this volume includes Frederick Douglass's Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845) and excerpts from W.E.B. Du Bois's The Souls of Black Folk (1903), Harriet A. Jacobs's Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself (1861), Booker T. Washington's Up From Slavery (1901), and James Weldon Johnston's The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (1912). In his provocative introductory essay, Anthony Appiah explores the roots of African-American literature. He points out that writing itself was an act of…    
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/1/1990
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 4.06" wide x 6.74" long x 1.53" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English