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8 edition of Douglass" Women found in the catalog.

Douglass" Women

A Novel

by Jewell Parker Rhodes

  • 60 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Washington Square Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Romance: Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • American - African American,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • Romance - Historical,
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7949397M
    ISBN 100743410106
    ISBN 109780743410106
    OCLC/WorldCa53036211

    Douglass' Women is an imaginative rendering of these two women -- one black, the other white -- in Douglass' life. Anna, his wife, was a free woman of color who helped Douglass escape as a slave. She bore Douglass five children and provided him with a secure, loving home while he traveled the world with his message. Along the way, Douglass.   Frederick Douglass, the well-known North American 19th-century Black activist and civil rights leader and formerly enslaved person, had attended and spoke at the Seneca Falls Woman’s Rights was an acquaintance of Helen Pitts’ father, whose home had been part of the pre-Civil War Underground Railroad.. In Douglass had been .

      (This book was selected as one of The New York Times Book Review’s 10 Best Books of For the rest of the list, click here.). FREDERICK DOUGLASS Prophet of Freedom By David W. Blight. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy. Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Douglass' Women: A Novel.

    You can download Women in the World of Frederick Douglass in pdf format. Douglass' Women A Novel (Book): Rhodes, Jewell Parker: The critically acclaimed author of Voodoo Dreams brings to life the fortunes of two actual 19th-century women who fell in love with the legendary Frederick Douglass. Against a background marked by a burgeoning women's rights movement, the disastrous raid on Harper's Ferry, and the Civil War, Douglass' Women .


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Douglass" Women by Jewell Parker Rhodes Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Douglass' Women" is about two very different women loving the same strong, ex-slave, abolitionist, a writer. I believe Ms. Rhodes knew Frederick Douglass had to be included in the story to understand his women. He is an escaped slave afraid of being enslaved again, even by the women in his life/5(68).

Hailed as a masterpiece of historical fiction, this classic by Jewel Parker Rhodes, the bestselling author of Voodoo Dreams, examines the role of the women Douglass Women book Frederick Douglass' life/5. "Fought's book takes us into the Douglass households and makes them come alive.

Two wives, two intimate European friends, a grandmother, a fascinating daughter, many granddaughters, as well as fictive sisters and other kin all inhabit this work of deep scholarship.

Fought is an intrepid researcher and lucid writer with superb by: 3. \My novel, Douglass’ Women, is an imaginative rendering of two women in Frederick Douglass life—his wife, Anna Douglass, and his mistress of twenty-eight years, Ottilie Assing.

The critically acclaimed author of Voodoo Dreams delivers an inspired work of historical fiction about the warring passions that drove the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and two women -- one black, one white -- who loved him.4/5(4).

Frederick Douglass was a leader in the abolitionist movement, an early champion of women’s rights and author of ‘Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass.’ Who Was Frederick Douglass. An advocate for women’s rights, and specifically the right of women to vote, Douglass’ legacy as an author and leader lives on.

His work served as an inspiration to the civil rights movement. The organization demanded universal suffrage. At the Woman’s Rights Convention held at Seneca Falls inDouglass was one of thirty two men who signed the Declaration of Sentiments.

This declaration hoped to gain civil, social, political, and religious rights for women. Douglass was also the only African American at the convention. Frederick Douglass, African American who was one of the most eminent human rights leaders of the 19th century.

His oratorical and literary brilliance thrust him into the forefront of the U.S. abolition movement, and he became the first Black citizen to. Published inthis book by Leigh Fought is about the women in Frederick Douglass’s private life and the influence they had on him.

Fought explains, in the book’s introduction, that she decided to write the book because she felt Douglass’s earlier biographers, and Douglass himself, had completely ignored the contributions made by the.

In this ambitious work of historical fiction, Douglass' passions come vividly to life in the form of two women: Anna Murray Douglass and Ottilie Assing.

Douglass' Women is an imaginative rendering of these two women 5/5(5). The best-selling author of Voodoo Dreams focuses on two women who loved the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

Anna, a free woman of color, was his rescuer, his loving wife and mother to his children. Ottilie Assing, a white German woman, became his intellectual soul mate and mistress. At times, they all lived under the same roof.

The critically acclaimed author of Voodoo Dreams delivers an inspired work of historical fiction about the warring passions that drove the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass and two women — one black, one white — who loved him. On top of his federal work, Douglass kept a vigorous speaking tour schedule.

His speeches continued to agitate for racial equality and women's rights. InDouglass published his third autobiography, Life and Times of Frederick Douglass, which took a long view of his life's work, the nation's progress, and the work left to do.

Although the. In this ambitious work of historical fiction, Douglass' passions come vividly to life in the form of two women: Anna Murray Douglass and Ottilie Assing.

Douglass' Women is an imaginative rendering of these two women -- one black, the other white -- in Douglass' life. Anna, his wife, was a free woman of color who helped Douglass escape as a ed on: Septem   Douglass' Women is an imaginative rendering of these two women -- one black, the other white -- in Douglass' life.

Anna, his wife, was a free woman of color who helped Douglass escape as a slave. She bore Douglass five children and provided him with a secure, loving home while he traveled the world with his message. Born into slavery in FebruaryFrederick Douglass () became one of the most outspoken advocates of abolition and women’s rights in the 19 th century.

Believing that “Right is of no sex, truth is of no color,” Douglass urged an immediate end to slavery and supported Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and other women’s rights activists in their crusade for woman. Frederick Douglass, the most influential black man in 19th-century America, wrote 1, pages of autobiography, one of the most impressive performances of memoir in the nation’s history.

Douglass’s relationship with Lincoln throughout the war has been beautifully detailed in “Giants” (), another book by John Stauffer, and Blight largely follows the same outlines of the.

Frederick Douglass was an American abolitionist and former slave, and one of the most famous 19th-century orators and lecturers. He was present at the Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention of and advocated for women's rights along with abolition and the rights of African Americans.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Douglass' Women This story explores the what the lives of Frederick Douglass' wife and mistress must have been like. This is a fascinating story that is rich with so many details about the personal lives and loves of Anna Douglass, the wife of abolitionist, Frederick Douglass, and his mistress, Ottilie Assing.

Frederick Douglass attended the women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, and in his third biography he sets aside space to make some more emphatic mention than I have yet done, of the honorable women who have not only assisted me but who, according to their opportunity and ability, have generously contributed to the abolition of.Douglass' Women is an imaginative rendering of these two women — one black, the other white — in Douglass' life.

Anna, his wife, was a free woman of color who helped Douglass escape as a slave. She bore Douglass five children and provided him with a secure, loving home while he traveled the world with his message.

Along the way, Douglass.