A Comparison of Frederick Douglass’ account of the fight with Covey in his “Narrative” and in “My Bondage and My Freedom”

Frederick Douglass published two similar versions of his fight with the ‘slave-breaker’ Edward Covey in the tenth chapter of his The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave, and in the seventeenth chapter of My Bondage and My Freedom. By comparing the two accounts it is possible to see[…]

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