Living to Tell the Horrid Tales: True Life Stories of Fomer Slaves, Historical Documents & Novels Living to Tell the Horrid Tales: True Life Stories of Fomer Slaves, Historical Documents & Novels

Living to Tell the Horrid Tales: True Life Stories of Fomer Slaves, Historical Documents & Novels

Frederick Douglass and Others
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Publisher Description

'Living to Tell the Horrid Tales: True Life Stories of Former Slaves, Historical Documents & Novels' is a profound anthology that embodies a spectrum of narratives ranging from heart-wrenching slave narratives to poignant memoirs and reflective novels. This collection encapsulates the horrific experiences and the resilient spirit of those bound by chains, alongside the connected literary pursuits that aim to expose and abolish the brutal injustices of their times. The diversity of literary styles, from raw, firsthand accounts to richly imagined reconstructions, allows readers to experience the multifaceted impact of slavery and emancipation through various narrative lenses, highlighting the immense power of written word as a tool for resistance and enlightenment. The contributing authors and editors of this anthology are significant figures who not only witnessed the grim reality of slavery but were also pivotal in their critique and activism against it. Their collective works, steeped in the historical and cultural contexts of their times, shed light on the tenacity required to challenge systemic oppression. This anthology aligns with pivotal anti-slavery and civil rights movements, thus serving as a vital academic repository and a testament to the unyielding quest for freedom and equality. The convergence of such influential voices offers a nuanced perspective on the legacy of slavery and the ongoing struggle for civil rights. 'Living to Tell the Horrid Tales' is essential for readers who wish to delve deeply into the personal and collective histories of slavery, resistance, and reform. This unique anthology offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore a tapestry of powerful stories and enrich one's understanding of a dark yet crucial part of human history. Educational, evocative, and transformative, this collection promises to ignite thoughtful discussion and foster a deeper appreciation for the profound narratives that have shaped, and continue to influence, our society's foundations and beliefs.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2017
October 16
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
8,403
Pages
PUBLISHER
Musaicum Books
SELLER
Bookwire Gesellschaft zum Vertrieb digitaler Medien mbH
SIZE
34.8
MB

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