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Clotel: or, The president's daughter

Clotel: or, The president's daughter

Brown, William Wells, 1815-1884; Cashin, Joan E

Originally published in 1853, "Clotel" is one of the first novels by an African American. In it, Brown treats the themes of gender, race and slavery in distinctive ways, highlighting the mutability of identity, as well as the absurdities and cruelties of slavery

Book. English.
Published Armonk, N.Y. ; London : M.E. Sharpe 1996
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Statement of responsibility: William Wells Brown ; a new edition, with primary documents and an introduction by Joan E. Cashin
ISBN: 1563248034, 1563248042, 9781563248030, 9781563248047
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: xxiv,191p : ports. ; 23 cm.
Series: American history through literature
Subject: Afro-American women Southern States Fiction.; English fiction; Women slaves Southern States Fiction.; Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 Relations with women Fiction.; Afro-American families Southern States Fiction.; Children of presidents Southern States Fiction.; United States