To Tell a Free Story – The First Century of Afro-American Autobiography, 1760-1865.
Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press, 1986. 15.5 cm x 23.5 cm. XIII, 353 pages. With several illustrations. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear.
Includes for example the following chapters: Voices of the First Fifty Years, 1760-1810 / The Performance of Slave Narrative in the 1840’s / Culmination of a Century: The Autobiographies of J.D. Green, Frederick Douglass, and Harriet Jacobs / “Free at Last”: From Discourse to Dialogue in the Novelized Autobiography etc.