Narrative Of William W. Brown, A Fugitive Slave

By: William W. Brown
Published By: Double9 Books
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Th? "Narrativ? of William W. Brown, a Fugitiv? Slav?" is a poignant and gripping autobiographical account writt?n by William W?lls Brown, an African Am?rican who ?scap?d from th? bonds of slav?ry in th? 19th c?ntury. Brown's narrativ? s?rv?s as a pow?rful and comp?lling t?stam?nt to th? horrors of Am?rican slav?ry and th? indomitabl? human spirit's qu?st for fr??dom and justic?. In his narrativ?, Brown provides a d?tail?d and harrowing d?scription of his lif? as a slav?, r?counting th? physical and psychological brutality ?ndur?d by ?nslav?d individuals in th? ant?b?llum South. H? chronicl?s his num?rous att?mpts to ?scap? from bondag? and th? p?rilous journ?y to fr??dom, highlighting th? ?xtraordinary courag? and r?sourc?fuln?ss r?quir?d to br?ak fr?? from th? shackl?s of slav?ry. William W?lls Brown's writing is mark?d by its stark hon?sty and ?loqu?nc?. H? not only ?xpos?s th? cru?lty of th? institution of slav?ry but also ?loqu?ntly articulat?s th? moral and ?thical argum?nts against it. Brown's narrativ? was a significant contribution to th? abolitionist mov?m?nt, as it provid?d firsthand insight into th? inhumanity of slav?ry and h?lp?d galvaniz? th? ?fforts to ?nd this d??ply ?ntr?nch?d practic?.

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William W. Brown

William Wells Brown (c. 1814 – November 6, 1884) was an abolitionist, author, playwright, and historian from the United States. Brown, who was born into slavery at Mount Sterling, Kentucky, escaped to Ohio at the age of 19 in 1834. He settled in Boston, Massachusetts, and became a prolific writer while working for abolitionist causes. Brown also supported temperance, women's suffrage, pacifism, prison reform, and an anti-tobacco movement while pushing for abolition. Clotel (1853), widely regarded as the first novel written by an African American, was first published in London, England, where he was living at the time; it was afterwards published in the United States. Brown was a trailblazer in a variety of literary genres, including travel writing, fiction, and theater. He was the first published African-American playwright in 1858, and he frequently read from his work on the lecture circuit. Following the Civil War, he published the first history of African Americans in the Revolutionary War in 1867. He was one of the first writers to be admitted into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame, which was created in 2013. In Lexington, Kentucky, a public school was named for him.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 58Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359329398
  • ISBN-13:9789359329390
  • Item Weight: 87g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 3.71mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General