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A collection of five classic autobiographies details the lives of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson - a New England minister's wife captured by native Americans, Benjamin Franklin, Frederick Douglass, Mark Twain, and Zitkala-Sa - a Native American woman fighting for her culture in a white man's world. Reissue.
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780451529152 | Reissue edition (Signet Classic, November 1, 2003), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: A collection of five classic autobiographies details the lives of Mrs.

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Product Description: W. E. B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement...read more
By William L. Andrews (introduced by)

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9780199387021 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 1, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: W.

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Product Description: The pre-Civil War autobiographies of famous fugitives such as Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, and Harriet Jacobs form the bedrock of the African American narrative tradition. After emancipation arrived in 1865, former slaves continued to write about their experience of enslavement and their upward struggle to realize the promise of freedom and citizenship...read more
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780195179422 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 25, 2011), cover price $115.00 | About this edition: The pre-Civil War autobiographies of famous fugitives such as Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, and Harriet Jacobs form the bedrock of the African American narrative tradition.

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9780195179439 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 31, 2011, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: The pre-Civil War autobiographies of famous fugitives such as Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, and Harriet Jacobs form the bedrock of the African American narrative tradition.

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The African American educator documents his struggle for freedom and self-respect and his fight to establish industrial training programs.
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780393967258 | 2 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 1995), cover price $21.30 | About this edition: The African American educator documents his struggle for freedom and self-respect and his fight to establish industrial training programs.

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9781439509500 | 2 reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $25.35

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Set in antebellum Louisiana and Connecticut, follows the lives of the beautiful mixed-race Claire Neville and her daughter as they search for fulfillment while dealing with slavery and prejudice during the nineteenth century.

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9780195301595 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 18, 2006, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Set in antebellum Louisiana and Connecticut, follows the lives of the beautiful mixed-race Claire Neville and her daughter as they search for fulfillment while dealing with slavery and prejudice during the nineteenth century.

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By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780807829943 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 28, 2006, cover price $44.95

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9780807856659 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, February 27, 2006, cover price $27.50

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Product Description: In the eleventh year of my age, my master sent me to another farm, several miles from my parents, brothers, and sisters, which was a great trouble to me. At last I grew so lonely and sad I thought I should die, if I did not see my mother...read more
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9781596052758 | Cosimo Inc, September 30, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In the eleventh year of my age, my master sent me to another farm, several miles from my parents, brothers, and sisters, which was a great trouble to me.

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A fascinating collection of narratives from escaped North Carolina slaves offers readers a window into these personal accounts of life in bondage that inflamed Northern sentiments against slavery, including the work of Moses Roper, Lunsford Lane, and Reverend Thomas H. Jones, among others. Reprint.
By William L. Andrews (editor), David A. Davis (editor), Tampathia Evans (other contributor), Ian Frederick Finseth (editor) and Andrea N. Williams (editor)

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9780807856581 | Reprint edition (Univ of North Carolina Pr, August 29, 2005), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A fascinating collection of narratives from escaped North Carolina slaves offers readers a window into these personal accounts of life in bondage that inflamed Northern sentiments against slavery, including the work of Moses Roper, Lunsford Lane, and Reverend Thomas H.

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Product Description: In 1911, William Pickens published the first edition of his autobiography, The Heir of Slaves, in which he writes about the importance of his education and recounts the experiences that led him into public life. The narrative discusses his family, the various teachers and mentors who helped guide him, and the incidents and methods by which he accomplished so much...read more

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9780268038854 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, July 10, 2005, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In 1911, William Pickens published the first edition of his autobiography, The Heir of Slaves, in which he writes about the importance of his education and recounts the experiences that led him into public life.

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Product Description:     In contrast to the traditional frontiers and pioneers focus of western studies, Maverick Autobiographies looks at women writers who came not to but from the West. Telling three larger-than-life stories, Cathryn Halverson offers an alternative history of American women’s autobiography and a new view of western women’s literature...read more

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9780299197209 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, July 30, 2004, cover price $45.00 | About this edition:     In contrast to the traditional frontiers and pioneers focus of western studies, Maverick Autobiographies looks at women writers who came not to but from the West.

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A fascinating collection of narratives from escaped North Carolina slaves offers readers a window into these personal accounts of life in bondage that inflamed Northern sentiments against slavery, including the work of Moses Roper, Lunsford Lane, and Reverend Thomas H. Jones, among others.
By William L. Andrews (editor) and David A. Davis (editor)

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9780807828212 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, November 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A fascinating collection of narratives from escaped North Carolina slaves offers readers a window into these personal accounts of life in bondage that inflamed Northern sentiments against slavery, including the work of Moses Roper, Lunsford Lane, and Reverend Thomas H.

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This casebook gathers together the most important critical responses to Richard Wright's autobiography. It includes a 1945 interview with Richard Wright, contemporary reviews of Black Boy written by W.E.B. Du Bois, Lionel Trilling, Mary McCarthy, and Ralph Ellison, and eight critical essays. These essays address a range of topics including the circumstances of the book's original publication in 1945; the relationship between the novel and Wright's actual biography; the African-American autobiographical tradition; the influences of various writers and literary movements on Black Boy; and the impact of African-American vernacular and oral performance on Wright's autobiography. (view table of contents)
By William L. Andrews (editor) and Douglas Edward Taylor (editor)

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9780195157710 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 23, 2003, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: This casebook gathers together the most important critical responses to Richard Wright's autobiography.

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9780195157727 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 12, 2003, cover price $51.00

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The first African-American man of letters recalls his life as a slave in one volume featuring his two classic works, Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave (1848) and My Southern Home. Original.

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9780451628602 | Mentor Books, July 1, 1993, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: The first African-American man of letters recalls his life as a slave in one volume featuring his two classic works, Narrative of William W.

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Product Description: Growing up as a slave in an urban area of Missouri allowed William Wells Brown to live a life that was different from that of the plantation slave so often discussed in slave histories. Born in 1814, the son of a white man and a slave woman, Brown spent the first twenty years of his life mainly in St...read more

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9780826214751 | Reprint edition (Univ of Missouri Pr, April 1, 2003), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Growing up as a slave in an urban area of Missouri allowed William Wells Brown to live a life that was different from that of the plantation slave so often discussed in slave histories.

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Product Description: This extraordinary volume brings together the first three novels written by African-Americans in the 1850s.
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780451528704 | Signet, January 1, 2003, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: This extraordinary volume brings together the first three novels written by African-Americans in the 1850s.
9780451627889 | New Amer Library, July 1, 1990, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A trio of novels represents outstanding examples of early Afro-American literature

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Product Description: Classic African American Women's Narratives offers teachers, students, and general readers a one-volume collection of the most memorable and important prose written by African American women before 1865. The book reproduces the canon of African American women's fiction and autobiography during the slavery era in U...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780195141344 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 16, 2003, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: Classic African American Women's Narratives offers teachers, students, and general readers a one-volume collection of the most memorable and important prose written by African American women before 1865.

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9780195141351 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 16, 2003, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Classic African American Women's Narratives offers teachers, students, and general readers a one-volume collection of the most memorable and important prose written by African American women before 1865.

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Product Description: The ten works collected in this volume demonstrate how a diverse group of writers challenged the conscience of a nation and laid the foundations of the African American literary tradition by expressing their in anger, pain, sorrow, and courage...read more

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9781883011765 | Library of America, February 1, 2000, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Presents a collection of detailed narratives by African American writers who experienced slavery, and shows how their stories had an impact on the social history of America before emancipation.

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9781931082112 | Library of America, January 31, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The ten works collected in this volume demonstrate how a diverse group of writers challenged the conscience of a nation and laid the foundations of the African American literary tradition by expressing their in anger, pain, sorrow, and courage.

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A comprehensive collection of African American writers includes contributions from Frederick Douglass, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, and many others. (view table of contents)
By William L. Andrews (editor), Frances Smith Foster (editor), Trudier Harris-Lopez (editor) and Trudier Harris (editor)

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9780195138832 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, February 15, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive collection of African American writers includes contributions from Frederick Douglass, Zora Neale Hurston, Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, and many others.

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Gathers stories that reflected changing racial attitudes in America, probed the psychological depths of southern blacks, and gave literary voice to the broad range of the African-American experience.

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9780141185026 | Csm rei edition (Penguin Classics, June 1, 2000), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Gathers stories that reflected changing racial attitudes in America, probed the psychological depths of southern blacks, and gave literary voice to the broad range of the African-American experience.

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Product Description: For the 50 years that followed its publication in 1901, Up from Slavery was the most widely known book written by an African American. The life of Booker T. Washington embodied the legendary rise of an American self-made man, and his autobiography gave voice for the first time to a vast group that had to pull itself up from nothing...read more
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780199552399 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 15, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: For the 50 years that followed its publication in 1901, Up from Slavery was the most widely known book written by an African American.

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Gathers writings by Mary Prince, Nat Turner, Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, Henry Bibb, William and Ellen Craft, and Harriet A. Jacobs (view table of contents)
By William L. Andrews (editor) and Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9781582430195 | Basic Civitas Books, January 5, 1999, cover price $42.50 | About this edition: Gathers writings by Mary Prince, Nat Turner, Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, Henry Bibb, William and Ellen Craft, and Harriet A.

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Product Description: With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature. This exciting new series assembles key documents and criticism concerning these works that have so recently become central components of the American literature curriculum...read more

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9780195107975 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 21, 1999, cover price $51.00 | About this edition: With the continued expansion of the literary canon, multicultural works of modern literary fiction and autobiography have assumed an increasing importance for students and scholars of American literature.

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Collects important eighteenth century slave narratives (view table of contents)
By William L. Andrews (editor) and Henry Louis Gates (editor)

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9781887178983 | Basic Civitas Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Collects important eighteenth century slave narratives
9780756778644 | Diane Pub Co, April 1, 1998, cover price $22.00

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Product Description: For nearly four centuries, the American South has been home to a vital literary tradition.The Literature of the American South reconsiders southern writing from its seventeenth-century origins to its flourishing present. Featuring the works of eighty-seven classic, contemporary, and newly recovered writers of all genres―poetry, short fiction, drama, novels, autobiography, criticism, sermons, memoirs, journals, and letters―this groundbreaking anthology sheds new light on the creative power of the southern imagination...read more
By William L. Andrews (editor)

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9780393972702 | Pap/com edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1997), cover price $71.25 | About this edition: For nearly four centuries, the American South has been home to a vital literary tradition.
9780393316711 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1997, cover price $67.35 | About this edition: Gathers the works of classic, contemporary, and newly recovered Southern writers, including John Smith, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, and Dorothy Allison

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A unique one-volume reference work devoted to black American writers offers four hundred biographical profiles of some four hundred figures major and neglected; entries on important works, genres, literary characters, and aspects of black life; and more. UP. (view table of contents)
By William L. Andrews (editor), Frances Smith Foster (editor), Henry Louis Gates (introduced by), Trudier Harris-Lopez (editor) and Trudier Harris (editor)

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9780195065107 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Offers profiles of African American writers and entries on important works and genres

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