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Clotel, or the President"s Daughter

Brown William W

Clotel, or the President"s Daughter

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Published by Citadel .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century fiction,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • American English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Historical - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African-American & Black,
  • American - African American & Black

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11290546M
    ISBN 100806521848
    ISBN 109780806521848


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Often billed as the first published novel by an African American writer, “Clotel” establishes many of the themes and introduces the stock characters that would populate what scholars refer to as the "slave narrative.”/5(5). First published in December"Clotel: or the President's Daughter" was written amid then unconfirmed rumors that Thomas Jefferson had fathered children with one of his slaves.

"Clotel: or the President's Daughter" story begins with the auction of his mistress, here called Currer, and their two daughters, Clotel and Althesa.4/4(18). Clotel: or, The President's Daughter. First published in DecemberClotel was written amid then unconfirmed rumors that Thomas Jefferson had fathered children with one of his slaves.

The story begins with the auction of his mistress, here called Currer, and their two daughters, Clotel and Althesa/5. Escaping from the slave dealer, Clotel returns to Virginia disguised as a white man in order to rescue her daughter, Mary, a slave in her father’s house.

A fast-paced and harrowing tale of slavery and freedom, of the hypocrisies of a nation founded on democratic principles, Clotel is more than a sensationalist novel.

It is a founding text of the African American novelistic /5(13). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Clotel; Or, The President's Daughter by William Wells Brown - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by:   -William Wells Brown, Clotel, or The President's DaughterClotel would have historic interest simply by virtue of the fact that William Wells Brown appears to have been the first African American to write a novel/5(5).

Currer and Thomas Jefferson’s youngest daughter, Althesa, is just fourteen years as the novel opens, but will grow up to experience being sold in New Orleans’ slave market.

Purchased by a man named Henry Morton, she will ultimately become not only his property but his wife. Although, the actual difference there may be minimal at best. Summary of Clotel; or, The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States.

By William Wells Brown, A Fugitive Slave, Author of "Three Years in Europe." With a Sketch of the Author's Life Born on a plantation near Lexington, Kentucky, inWilliam Wells Brown was the son of a white man and an enslaved woman.

Clotel, in full Clotel; or, The President’s Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States, novel by William Wells Brown, first published in England in Brown revised it three times for publication in the United States—serially and in book form—each time changing the plot, the title, and the names of characters.

Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown (), a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist and was published in London, England in December It is often considered the first African-American novel. The Clotel; or, The President’s Daughter Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.

Penguin, - Fiction - pages 1 Review The first novel published by an African American, Clotel takes up the story, in circulation at the time, that Thomas Jefferson fathered an 1/5(1).

The Paperback of the Clotel or, The President's Daughter by William Wells Brown at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Simon & Brown. Clotel: Or, The President’s Daughter, A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States is principally about the fate of an African American female slave, Clotel, who is described by William Wells.

Clotel; or, The president's daughter. Author William Wells Brown was an escaped slave from Kentucky active on the anti-slavery circuit.

He published Clotel in /5(2). Clotel; or the President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States by William Wells Brown was published in in London. It is considered the first African American novel.

William Wells Brown. Clotel; or, The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States. By William Wells Brown, A Fugitive Slave, Author of "Three Years in Europe." With a Sketch of the Author's Life.

Full Text (viii,12 p., ca. Clotel; or, The President’s Daughter, published in by former slave William Wells Brown, is considered the first African-American novel. Drawing on what were, in the 19th century, rumors that Thomas Jefferson had children with his slave Sally Hemings, the novel follows the slave Clotel and her family as they are sold to different masters.

Year Published: Language: English Country of Origin: United States of America Source: Brown, W. ().Clotel; or, The President'sEngland. Read this book on Questia.

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Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is an novel by United States author and playwright William Wells Brown about Clotel and her sister, fictional slave daughters of Thomas Jefferson. Brown, who escaped from slavery in at the age of 20, published the book in London. First published in DecemberClotel was written amid then unconfirmed rumors that Thomas Jefferson had fathered children with one of his slaves.

The story begins with the auction of his The story begins with the auction of his. Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown, a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist. It is often considered the first African-American novel.

This novel focuses on the difficult lives of mulattoes in America and the "degraded and immoral condition of the relation of master and slave in the USA" (Brown)/5(K). Clotel; or, The President's Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States is an novel by the author and playwright William Wells Brown.

Set in the early 19th century, it is the story of Clotel and her sister Althesa, who are fictional slave daughters of Thomas Jefferson. Clotel; or, The President's Daughter is a novel by William Wells Brown (), a fugitive from slavery and abolitionist and was published in London, England in December It is often.

His most ambitious work, Clotel; or, the President’s Daughter (), the first novel written by an African American, purports to be the history of Thomas Jefferson’s black daughters and granddaughters. Dramatizing the victimization of black women under slavery, the novel measures the yawning chasm between America’s founding ideals and.

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The first novel by an African-American, this dramatic tale describes the fate of a child fathered by Thomas Jefferson with one of his slaves. Although born into slavery, the author escaped bondage to become a prominent reformer and historian.

An emotionally powerful depiction of slavery, racial conflict in the antebellum South. About Clotel; or, The President’s Daughter. Born a slave and kept functionally illiterate until he escaped at age nineteen, William Wells Brown refashioned himself first as an agent of the Underground Railroad and then as an antislavery activist and self-taught orator and author, eventually becoming a foundational figure of African American literature.

Analysis Of The Book ' Clotel Or The President's Daughter ' Words 7 Pages In the novel Clotel or The President’s Daughter, Williams Wells Brown’s use of irony as Europe, particularly France, as a pivotal setting for the liberation of African Americans from the bondage of slavery, by virtue of its political and social demeanor.

Clotel or The President's Daughter (Dover Books on History, Political and Social Science) Published November 18th by Dover Publications Kindle Edition, pagesCited by: Escaping from the slave dealer, Clotel returns to Virginia disguised as a white man in order to rescue her daughter, Mary, a slave in her father’s house.

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When the book was published, Brown himself was legally the property of someone else within the United States, having escaped from slavery in Kentucky when he was younger.

In this story President.