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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave - A New Critical Edition

Angela Davis; Toni Morrison

About the Program

Angela Davis presents a critical edition of Frederick Douglass' memoir, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - An American Slave Written By Himself.  Ms. Davis explores the abolitionists intellectual life and recalls the several other editions of Douglass' memoir.  Angela Davis is joined in conversation with Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Toni Morrison at the New York Public Library in New York City.

About the Authors

Angela Davis

Angela Davis is the author of numerous books, including Angela Davis: An Autobiography and Women, Race, and Class.  Ms. Davis is professor emerita of History of Consciousness and Feminist Studies at the University of California Santa Cruz.


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Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is the author of numerous books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Beloved.  She received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.  

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave - A New Critical Edition

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  • Sunday, February 6th at 4:30am (ET)
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