Becoming Frederick Douglass

Scholarship Bibliography


Andrews, William L. “Frederick Douglass, Preacher,” American Literature, vol. 54, no. 4, Dec. 1982, Duke UP, pp. 592-597,

Blight, David W. Prophet of Freedom. Simon & Schuster, New York, 2018, pp.209-210.

“David Ruggles.” The David Ruggles Center, 

Fee Jr., Frank E. Blackface in Black and White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in Frederick Douglass’ Hometown Newspapers, 1847” American Journalism, July 2003, Vol. 20 no. 3, pp. 73-92

Fee Jr., Frank E. “To No One More Indebted.” Journalism History (E.W. Scripps School of Journalism)Spring 2011, Vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 12-26.

“Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.” The Avalon Project, Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library,

Fulkerson, Gerald. “Exile as Emergence: Frederick Douglass Douglass in Great Britain, 1845-1847.” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Feb. 1974, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp. 69-82

Gordon, Adam.  “Beyond the ‘Proper Notice’: Frederick Douglass, Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Politics of Critical Reprinting.” American Literature, vol 19, no 1, 2019. 

Guyette, Fred. “Garrison Versus Douglass on the Abolition of Slavery: An Ethics of Conviction Versus an Ethic of Responsibility.” MWS, vol. 13, no. 2, 2013, pp. 254-263.

Hoepker, Karin.  “Frederick Douglass’s ‘the Heroic Slave” Risk, Fiction, and Insurance in Antebellum America.” Amerikastudien / American Studies, vol 60, no 4, 2015, pp. 441-462.

James, Jennifer Lee. “Jehiel C. Beman: A Leader of the Northern Free Black Community.” The Journal of Negro History, vol. 82, no. 1, Winter 1997, pp. 133-157, Association for the Study of African American Life and History,

Jones, Martha S. All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900. U of North Carolina P, 2007.

Lampe, Gregory P. Frederick Douglass: Freedom’s Voice, 1818-1845. Michigan State UP, 1998.

Quarles, Benjamin. Black Abolitionists. Da Capo Press, 1969.

Weinauer, Ellen. “Writing Revolt In the Wake of Nat Turner: Frederick Douglass and the Construction of Black Domesticity In ‘the Heroic Slave’.” Studies in American Fiction, vol 33, no 2, 2005, pp. 193-202.