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  • ISBN: 9780137793990
  • ISBN10: 0137793995

Black Writers of America

by Barksdale

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publish date: 07/01/1997
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I. THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY BEGINNINGS. The Major Writers. Olaudah Equiano. From The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African. Phyllis Wheatley. On the Death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield. 1770.On Virtue. To the University of Cambridge, in New England. On Being Brought from Africa to America. An Hymn to the Morning. A Farewell to America. To His Excellency General Washington. A Poet and an Intellectual. Jupiter Hammon. An Evening Thought: Salvation by Christ with Penetential Cries. An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatly, Ethiopian Poetess. Benjamin Banneker. A Mathematical Problem in Verse. Letter to Thomas Jefferson. II. THE STRUGGLE AGAINST SLAVERY AND RACISM: 1800-1860. The Major Writers. Frederick Douglass. From Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave. Oration, Delivered in Corinthian Hall, Rochester, July 5, 1852. Rev. Alexander Crummell. The Relations and Duties of Free Colored Men in America to Africa. The Struggle for Civil Rights. Theodore S. Wright. Letter to Rev. Archibald Alexander, D.D. William Whipper. An Address on Non-Resistance to Offensive Aggression. Robert Purvis. Appeal of Forty Thousand Citizens, Threatened with Disfranchisement, to the People of Pennsylvania. Black Abolitionists. David Walker. From David Walker's Appeal. Nat Turner. The Confessions of Nat Turner. Henry Highland Garnet. An Address to the Slaves of the United States of America. William Wells Brown. From Clotel. Visit of a Fugitive Slave to the Grave of Wilberforce. Black Nationalists. John Browne Russwurm. The Condition and Prospects of Hayti. Martin D. Delany. From The Condition, Elevation, and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States, Politically Considered. The Fugitive Slave Narrative. Moses Roper. From A Narrative of the Adventures and Escape of Moses Roper, from American Slavery. Poetry. George Moses Horton. Slavery. The Slave's Complaint. On Hearing of the Intention of a Gentleman to Purchase the Poet's Freedom. James M. Whitfield. From America. Frances Watkins Harper. The Slave Mother. Bury Me in a Free Land. Religion. Rev. Lemuel B. Haynes. Universal Salvation A Very Ancient Doctrine. Folk Literature. Tales. How Buck Won His Freedom. Swapping Dreams. Lias' Revelation. The Fox and the Goose. Tar Baby. Big Sixteen and the Devil. Marster's Body and Soul. Songs. De Ole Nigger Driver. Sellin' Time. JUba. Mistah Rabbit. Raise a Ruckus Tonight. Who-zen John, Who-za. Misse Got a Gold Chain. Zip e Duden Duden. Juber. The Stoker's Chant. Uncle Gabriel. Gen'el Jackson. Mary, Don You Weep. Gonna Shout. When-a Mah Blood Runs Chilly an Col. Soon One Mawnin. Motherless Child. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Nobody Knows da Trubble Ah See. Were You Dere. Do, Lawd. Dis Worl Mos Done. Shout Along, Chillen. III. THE BLACK MAN IN THE CIVIL WAR: 1861-1865. The Black Man in Battle. William Wells Brown. From The Negro in the American Rebellion: His Heroism and His Fidelity. George Washington Williams. From A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion 1861-1865. Two Black Soldiers Comment. Corporal John A. Cravat. Four Letters. An Old Sergeant. Dat's All What I Has to Say Now. A Black Orator Speaks. Rev. Henry Highland Garnet. A Memorial Discourse Delivered in the Hall of the House of Representatives, February 12, 1865. Two Black Women Serve and Observe. Charlotte Forten Grimke. From Journal of Charlotte Forten. Elizabeth Keckley. From Behind the Scenes. Folk Litera
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