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Autobiography of a female slave

by Martha Griffith Browne

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Published by Banner Books/University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • African American women -- Fiction.,
    • Women slaves -- Fiction.,
    • Slavery -- Fiction.,
    • Kentucky -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : J.S. Redfield, 1857.

      Statementby Mattie Griffith ; with an afterword by Joe Lockard.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1145.B35 A95 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination418 p. ;
      Number of Pages418
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL694852M
      ISBN 10157806046X, 1578060478
      LC Control Number97042192

        21 Female Autobiographies Every Woman Has to Read In Her Lifetime These inspirational champions of girl power come from the world of politics, the arts, business and more. Their salient life stories teach us how diverse the voice of feminism truly is. Slave narrative, an account of the life, or a major portion of the life, of a fugitive or former slave, either written or orally related by the slave narratives comprise one of the most influential traditions in American literature, shaping the form and themes of some of the most celebrated and controversial writing, both in fiction and in autobiography, in the history of the.

        Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The autobiography of a slave by Juan Francisco Manzano, Evelyn Picon Garfield, , Wayne State University Press edition, in English - Bilingual by: 3.   Buy Autobiography of a Female Slave by Mattie Griffith, Joe Lockard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Mattie Griffith.

        Autobiography of a Female Slave by Mattie Griffith, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). Autobiography Dedication: This autobiography is dedicated to my mother, who helped me to realize the importance of human life, who taught me how to be self-reliant and self-confident, how to dream about a better life, and how to search for new opportunities in life. Acknowledgements: I thank all those who extended their helping hands towards me while I compile my autobiography, especially my.


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Autobiography of a female slave, by Martha Griffith Browne, d. Page v. CONTENTS. CHAPTER I. The Old Kentucky Farm--My Parentage and Early Training--Death of the Master--The Sale-day--New Master and New Home. The best-known and most influential book by an escaped slave was "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave," which was first published in Douglass had been born into slavery in on the eastern shore of Maryland, and after successfully escaping insettled in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Living in poverty in Philadelphia, Griffith wrote Autobiography of a Female Slave to help finance her effort to emancipate her slaves and resettle them in free territory. She professed a keen knowledge of a slave's daily life and the brutal incidents a slave experienced.

From this material she created her fictional : Mattie Griffith. Title: Autobiography of a female : Martha Griffith BrownePublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early s/5.

From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit: The Autobiography of Rev. Peter Randolph: The Southern Question Illustrated and Sketches of Slave Life. Boston: James H. Earle, Smith, Amanda, Autobiography of a Female Slave book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This book, published anonymously, is a revealing fir /5. Autobiography of a Female Slave Paperback – January 7, by Martha Griffith Browne (Author) › Visit Amazon's Martha Griffith Browne Page. Find all the books, read Autobiography of a female slave book the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 1/5(1). Autobiography of a Female Slave Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Slavery -- Fiction Subject: Women slaves -- Fiction Subject: Didactic fiction Subject: Kentucky -- Fiction Subject: African American women -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Cited by: 6. Richard Hildreth's The Slave; or, Memoirs of Archy Moore () and Mattie Griffiths's Autobiography of a Female Slave () are such imitations. However, scholars have been most interested in the influence of the slave narrative on the African-American literary : Lynn Orilla Scott.

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Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(7). Juan Francisco Manzano (–) was born a house slave in the Matanzas Province of Cuba during the colonial period. Manzano's Father died before he was 15 and his only remaining family was his mother and two brothers.

Manzano worked as a page through his. Autobiography of a Female Slave by Mattie Griffith with an afterword by Joe Lockard Mattie Griffith, passing as a black, wanted her book to horrify and shame the nation.

She posed as a slave to bring attention to the injustice of slavery. Identifying herself as Ann, a former servant Author: Mattie Griffith.

Autobiography of a Female Slave, by Mattie Griffith. The Autobiography of a Female Slave was written by Owensboro, KY, native Mattie Griffith.

The book was initially thought to be a Kentucky slave narrative, and even today it is still occasionally mistaken as such. Martha "Mattie" Griffith was a white abolitionist who wrote the book in hopes of.

Autobiography of a Female Slave. Martha G. Browne. Format Book Published New York: Redfield,c Language English Related Resources TEXT AVAILABLE ONLINE: Description p. ; 20 cm. Notes Fictionalized account of slave life in Kentucky.

Local Notes. Get this from a library. Autobiography of a female slave. [Martha Griffith Browne] -- "Mattie Griffith, passing as a black, wanted her book to horrify and shame the nation. She posed as a slave to bring attention to the injustice of slavery."--BOOK JACKET.

"Identifying herself as Ann. Autobiography of a Female Slave. The actual author Mattie Griffith, passing as a black, wanted her book to horrify and shame the nation. Identifying herself as Ann, a former servant woman, she recalls her protected youth and good education as a nearly-white child. She tells that at twelve she was sold to a brutal master named Peterkin.

Genre/Form: Fiction Autobiographical fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Browne, Martha Griffith, Autobiography of a female slave. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Autobiography of a female slave by Martha Griffith Browne,Banner Books/University Press of Mississippi edition, in EnglishPages:   Autobiography of a Female Slave () is not actually an autobiography, nor was it written by a slave.

Instead, as scholar Carolyn Wedin Sylvander notes, Martha Griffith Browne, a white slave owner who later became an abolitionist, compiled the novel from "recited and well-known facts" and from her "firsthand experiences".Brand: Liongate Press.

Autobiography of a Female Slave by Mattie Griffith with an afterword by Joe Lockard Mattie Griffith, passing as a black, wanted her book to horrify and shame the nation. She posed as a slave to bring attention to the injustice of slavery. Identifying herself as Ann, a former servant woman, she recalls her protected youth and good education as a.

'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave' This autobiography by former slave Frederick Douglass is widely considered to be one of the best autobiographies ever : Jennifer Brozak.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : It was because of his advising, that I wrote my first autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave.

My book was a bestseller, but it brought unwanted attention. They would not let me forget, I was still a runaway slave.

As a result, I fled to Ireland to prevent recapture.