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A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave (1845): Library Resources

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Reference Materials

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  • African-American Century
  • African-American Culture and History [vol 2]
  • African American Literature [vol 2]
  • Afro-American Encyclopedia [vol 3]
  • American Writers [supl 3, part 1]
  • A Bibliography of the Negro in Africa and America Blacks in America
  • Black Literature Criticism (BLC) [vol 1]
  • Critical Insights: The Slave Narrative
  • Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
  • Fifty Southern Writers Before 1900
  • Glory Days: 365 Inspired Moments in African-American History
  • Masterpieces of African-American Literature
  • Masterplots II: African American Literature [vol 2]
  • Modern Black Writers
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism (NCLC) - Contains passages from literary criticism originally published in books and journals
    • [vols 7, 55, 141] - look for Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass in the Cumulative Title Index, a separate paperback index that accompanies this multi-volume work
    • [vol 20] - locate the topical essay "American Slave Narratives"
    • [vol 44] - locate the topical essay "American Abolitionism"
    • [vol 112] - locate the topical essay "Literature of the Antebellum South"
    • [vol 140] - locate the topical essay "Ecocriticism and Nineteenth-Century Literature"
    • [vol 184] - locate the topical essay "The American Literary Renaissance"
  • Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism (TCLC) - Contains passages from literary criticism originally published in books and journals
    • [vol 86] - locate the topical essay "American Autobiography"
    • [vol 138] - locate the topical essay "Racism in Literature"
    • [vol 210] - locate the topical essay "Civil Rights Literature"

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