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Narrative Of William W. Brown A Fugitive Slave Written By Himself

by William Wells Brown

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages52
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8471576M
    ISBN 101419136682
    ISBN 109781419136689

    Olaudah Equiano's autobiography challenged minds and hearts in the late s. The first autobiography ever written by a former slave, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano is one of the most well-recognized slave-narratives. It was first published in and gained notoriety as a mechanism for the abolitionist movement in England in Narrative (Fugitive Slave) [Brown, William W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Narrative (Fugitive Slave) amazing story written in I feel the timeliness provides veracity. learned more about slavery from a man who lived it. incredible. and the fact that William W Brown taught himself to read and write and then /5(12).

      Narrative Of William W. Brown William Wells Brown () was a prominent abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian. Born into slavery in the Southern United States, Brown escaped to the North, where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a Pages:   Brown, William Wells, ? Title: Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Revolution to the Civil War () Subject: Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Biography Subject: African Americans -- Biography Subject: Slaves -- Missouri -- Biography Subject: Brown, William.

      Written by Himself - Narrative of Sojourner Truth - Narrative of William W. Brown, a fugitive slave - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself Linda Brent - Narrative of James Williams: An American Slave. In , Brown published the first edition of his Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself. This slave narrative sold more than thirteen thousand copies in six editions in the United States and England.


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Narrative Of William W. Brown A Fugitive Slave Written By Himself by William Wells Brown Download PDF EPUB FB2

In that same year, he wrote and published his autobiography, the Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave. Written by Himself. With its four American and five British editions appearing beforeBrown's Narrative, second in popularity only to Frederick Douglass's Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.

Review of The Narrative of William W. Brown, A Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself, The Liberator, Novem From the Introduction to From Fugitive Slave to Free Man: The Autobiographies of William Wells Brown (by W.

Andrews) William Wells Brown describes the Crafts' escape, The Liberator, Janu ; A report on speeches made. Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave William Wells Brown Full view - William W. Brown Snippet view - Narrative of William W. Brown A Fugitive Slave Written by Himself William Wells Brown No preview available - The reason of this was said to be the regard which he himself had for Patsey.

She went to meeting. William Wells Brown was a formidable figure in his day. A well known lecturer in the U.S. and Britain on the abolition of slavery (and women’s rights and temperance too), he was also a pioneering African-American novelist (Clotel), playwright (Experience, or How to Give a Northern Man a Backbone and The Escape; or, a Leap for Freedom), travel writer (Three Years in Europe), author of brief /5.

The Narrative of William W. Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself, like many of the stories written by former slaves, does more than chronicle a journey from bondage to freedom. The work. SIR: - I received a pamphlet, or a Narrative, so called on the title-page, of the Life of William W.

Brown, a fugitive slave, purporting to have been written by himself; and in his book I see a letter from you to said William W. Brown. Brown eventually moved to Massachusetts. When he wrote a memoir, "Narrative of William W.

Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself," it was published by the Boston Anti-Slavery Office in The book was very popular and went through four editions in the United States.

Brown escaped in and adopted the name of a Quaker, Wells Brown, who aided him when he was a runaway. He settled in the Great Lakes region before moving to the Boston area. In his popular autobiography Narrative of William W.

Brown, a Fugitive Slave was published. Its highly dramatic content is set forth in a remarkably detached style. From the Introduction to From Fugitive Slave to Free Man: The Autobiographies of William Wells Brown (by W. Andrews) William Wells Brown describes the Crafts' escape, The Liberator, Janu ; A report on speeches made by William Wells Brown and William and Ellen Craft, ; Speech by Brown delivered in Croydon, England, 5 September William Wells Brown’s Narrative of William W.

Brown, a Fugitive Slave was greeted with immediate popularity when published inbeing the second most read slave narrative of its time (behind that of Frederick Douglass).

His autobiographical narrative exposed the struggles that mixed-race individuals such himself faced (as he was conceived by a white man and an enslaved woman), documented. Narrative of William W Brown: Fugitive Slave I WAS born in Lexington, Ky.

The man who stole me as soon as I was born, recorded the births of all the infants which he claimed to be born his property, in a book which he kept for that by:   This item: Narrative Of William W.

Brown A Fugitive Slave Written By Himself by William Wells Brown Paperback $ Available to ship in 1 5/5(4). Born into slavery, American author WILLIAM WELLS BROWN () escaped to the North where he became a prominent abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian.

His novel, Clotel: or, The President's Daughter, is considered by historians to be the first novel written /5(12). In the late s well-known fugitive slaves such as William Wells Brown, Henry Bibb, James W.

Pennington, and William and Ellen Craft reinforced the rhetorical self-consciousness of the slave narrative by incorporating into their stories trickster motifs from African American folk culture, extensive literary and biblical allusion, and a.

A gripping account of his childhood, life in slavery, and eventual escape, Brown’s first published book, Narrative of William W. Brown, A Fugitive Slave (), was an immediate bestseller, with four editions in its first year. William Wells Brown () was a prominent abolitionist lecturer, novelist, playwright, and historian.

Born into slavery in the Southern United States, Brown escaped to the North, where he worked for abolitionist causes and was a prolific writer and lecturer. Inhe published the Pages: This Library of America volume brings it together with Brown’s other groundbreaking works: Narrative of William W.

Brown: A Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself (), his first published book and an immediate bestseller, which describes his childhood, life in slavery, and eventual escape; later memoirs charting his life during the Civil War. This is a very good book and a quick read (less than pages).

I like learning as much as I can about the institution of African American slavery, and books such as this and the Narrative of Frederick Douglass (my favorite) gives the reader a much clearer and precise account of slavery/5(12).

Full text of "Narrative of William W. Brown, a fugitive slave" See other formats. The Narrative of William W. Brown ranks alongside Frederick Douglass' memoirs as an influential force in the abolition movement and a lasting testimonial to the injustice of slavery.

The simple, straightforward style of Brown's Narrative offers a sincere and moving account of life in bondage, recounted 13 years after the author's escape.

Already a much-acclaimed antislavery speaker before he. Narrative of William W. Brown, an American Slave: Written by Himself (London: C. Gilpin, ), by William Wells Brown (HTML and TEI at UNC) Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: or, The Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery, by William Craft and Ellen Craft.Bythe Narrative of William W.

Brown was in its fourth edition, having sold over 8, copies in less than eighteen months and making it one of the fastest-selling antislavery tracts of its time.

The book's popularity can be attributed both to the strong voice of its author and Brown's notoriety as an abolitionist speaker. The son of a slave and a white man, Brown recounts his years in.Writing in the Narrative of William W.

Brown, a Fugitive Slave, Written by Himself, Brown provides numerous ways to understand what freedom means in terms of his personal situation and his.