Hardback William Wells Brown : a reader / edited by Ezra Greenspan.
Publication year: 2009
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press ; London : Eurospan [d
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780820332246 (pbk.) : 0820332240 (pbk.) : 9780820332239 (hbk.) : 0820332232 (hbk.) :
This is an introduction to a pioneering African American writer. Born into slavery in Kentucky, William Wells Brown was kept functionally illiterate until after his escape at the age of 19. He went on to become the most widely published and versaltile African American writer of the 19th century.
432 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.