My Bondage and My Freedom

My Bondage and My Freedom


My Bondage and My Freedom is an autobiographical slave narrative written via Frederick Douglass and released in 1855. it's the moment of 3 autobiographies written by means of Douglass, and is principally a variety of his first (Narrative of the lifetime of Frederick Douglass), discussing in higher aspect his transition from bondage to liberty. Following this liberation, Douglass, a former slave, went directly to develop into a well-liked abolitionist, speaker, writer, and writer. In his foreword to the 2003 sleek Library paperback variation, John Stauffer writes: “My Bondage and My Freedom,” [is] a deep meditation at the that means of slavery, race, and freedom, and at the strength of religion and literacy, in addition to a portrait of a person and a kingdom many years ahead of the Civil warfare. As his narrative unfolds, Frederick Douglass—abolitionist, journalist, orator, and some of the most strong voices to emerge from the yankee civil rights movement—transforms himself from slave to fugitive to reformer, forsaking a legacy of social, highbrow, and political notion. The 1855 textual content contains Douglass’s unique Appendix, composed of excerpts from the author’s speeches in addition to a letter he wrote to his former grasp.

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