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A Life in Chains (eBook)

The Juneteenth Edition: Novels, Memoirs, Interviews, Testimonies, Studies, Official Records on Slavery and Abolitionism
Verlag: Good Press
ISBN: 8596547781578
GTIN: 8596547781578
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In 'A Life in Chains,' readers are presented with an anthology that examines the multifaceted experiences of enslavement and the quest for freedom through a range of literary styles that includes narrative essays, autobiographies, and fictional accounts. This collection stands as a testament to the resilience and diversity of the human spirit under oppression. It spans a broad spectrum of American literature, intertwining voices from different periods to highlight the ongoing struggle against injustice. Significantly, it brings together seminal works that have shaped America's literary and historical landscape, offering an unrivaled exploration of its themes. The contributing authors, including Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Frederick Douglass among others, are pivotal figures whose writings have been instrumental in both reflecting and shaping the consciousness of their times. Their collective oeuvre provides a panoramic view of the societal shifts and the evolving discourse on race, liberty, and identity in America. The anthology aligns with key historical and cultural movements, from abolitionism to the Harlem Renaissance, weaving a rich tapestry that celebrates the triumph of the human will over the chains of bondage. 'A Life in Chains' is an invaluable collection for readers who seek to immerse themselves in the depth and diversity of American literary heritage. It offers a unique opportunity to engage with the works of renowned authors whose voices converge in a powerful dialogue on freedom, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of man. This anthology is not just a literary endeavor; it is an educational journey that underscores the vibrancy of human resilience and the critical importance of storytelling in forging a collective memory. Readers will find within its pages an enduring legacy of courage, wisdom, and hope that continues to resonate in our present times.

In 'A Life in Chains,' readers are presented with an anthology that examines the multifaceted experiences of enslavement and the quest for freedom through a range of literary styles that includes narrative essays, autobiographies, and fictional accounts. This collection stands as a testament to the resilience and diversity of the human spirit under oppression. It spans a broad spectrum of American literature, intertwining voices from different periods to highlight the ongoing struggle against injustice. Significantly, it brings together seminal works that have shaped America's literary and historical landscape, offering an unrivaled exploration of its themes. The contributing authors, including Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Frederick Douglass among others, are pivotal figures whose writings have been instrumental in both reflecting and shaping the consciousness of their times. Their collective oeuvre provides a panoramic view of the societal shifts and the evolving discourse on race, liberty, and identity in America. The anthology aligns with key historical and cultural movements, from abolitionism to the Harlem Renaissance, weaving a rich tapestry that celebrates the triumph of the human will over the chains of bondage. 'A Life in Chains' is an invaluable collection for readers who seek to immerse themselves in the depth and diversity of American literary heritage. It offers a unique opportunity to engage with the works of renowned authors whose voices converge in a powerful dialogue on freedom, resilience, and the indomitable spirit of man. This anthology is not just a literary endeavor; it is an educational journey that underscores the vibrancy of human resilience and the critical importance of storytelling in forging a collective memory. Readers will find within its pages an enduring legacy of courage, wisdom, and hope that continues to resonate in our present times.

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AutorTwain, Mark / Jacobs, Harriet / Stowe, Harriet Beecher / Child, Lydia Maria / Johnson, James Weldon / Brown, William Wells / Douglass, Frederick / Washington, Booker T. / Wilson, Harriet E. / Chesnutt, Charles W.
VerlagGood Press
EinbandAdobe Digital Editions
Erscheinungsjahr2023
Seitenangabe8405 S.
AusgabekennzeichenEnglisch
Masse21'855 KB
PlattformEPUB

Über den Autor Mark Twain

Mark Twain wurde 1835 in Florida, Missouri, geboren. Er arbeitete als Drucker, Lotse auf einem Mississippidampfer, Goldgräber und Reisejournalist. Mit 'Tom Sawyers Abenteuer' veröffentlichte er 1876 einen Gegenentwurf zu den didaktischen Kinderbüchern seiner Zeit. 1884 folgte 'Huckleberry Finns Abenteuer', das Hemingway an den Anfang der modernen amerikanischen Literatur stellte.

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