Reading Douglass

Works by Douglass

  • “A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave” (1845)
  • “My Bondage and My Freedom” (1855)
  • “Life and Times of Frederick Douglass” (1881, revised 1892)
  • “The Heroic Slave,” a novella (1852)
  • “The Portable Frederick Douglass,” a collection edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and John Stauffer

(All works available through the Monroe County Library System and through major booksellers)

 

Works by others

  • Victoria Sandwick Schmitt’s “Rochester’s Frederick Douglass” was a critical help in researching background for the “Douglass’s Rochester” story. Find it, along with PDF versions of Douglass’s works, online at libraryweb.org/rochimag/roads/narratives.htm.
  • “An Authentic History of the Douglass Monument” by J.W. Thompson (available through the Monroe County Library System and online here)
  • “Frederick & Anna Douglass in Rochester, New York” by Rose O’Keefe (available through the Monroe County Library System and through major booksellers)
  • “North Star Country” by Milton Sernett (available through the Monroe County Library system and online through amazon.com)
  • “The North Star, 1847-1849” by Will Fassett (available online here)
  • “My Mother as I Recall Her,” a speech by Rosetta Douglass Sprague (available through the Library of Congress online here)

One Comment Add yours

  1. “Women in the World of Frederick Douglass” by Leigh Fought
    (Oxford University Press, 2017)

    Local library URL:

    https://catalogplus.libraryweb.org/?section=resource&resourceid=1006287959

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