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'Once Upon a Slave' is a monumental anthology that captures a broad spectrum of narratives from formerly enslaved individuals, presented through a tapestry of memoirs and testimonies. This collection spans a diverse set of literary styles, from searing autobiographical accounts to deeply researched historical narratives. Each piece, meticulously edited to preserve the voice and truth of its narrator, lays bare the unfathomable hardships and resilient spirits of those who lived through slavery. Highlighting the gruesome yet inspiring stories of figures like Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs, the anthology not only narrates personal histories but reveals the wide-reaching impact of slavery on individual lives across different regions and times. The contributing authors and editors, many of whom were activists and leaders within the abolitionist movement, bring a profound depth of experience and perspective to the collection. Noteworthy contributors such as Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Booker T. Washington enrich the anthology with their intricate understanding of race relations and social justice. The compilation aligns with and contributes to the broader literary and historical discourse on slavery, offering a composite lens through which to view the era's brutal realities and the indomitable human spirit. 'Once Upon a Slave' is an essential read for anyone interested in the rich yet harrowing tapestry of slave narratives. The anthology provides an unparalleled opportunity to engage with the past through a chorus of voices, each echoing unique experiences and collective yearnings for freedom and dignity. By plunging into this comprehensive collection, readers will gain a nuanced understanding of slavery and its lasting legacy, making it an invaluable resource for educators, historians, and anyone committed to the pursuit of truth and understanding diverse human conditions.

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  • Publication Date: October 16, 2017
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Lending: Disabled
  • Print Length: 6,941 Pages
  • File Size: 11,598 KB

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