Clotel: or, The President's Daughter

Clotel: or, The President's Daughter

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The first novel published by an African American, Clotel takes up the story, in circulation at the time, that Thomas Jefferson fathered an illegitimate mulatto daughter who was sold into slavery. Powerfully reimagining this story, and weaving together a variety of contemporary source materials, Brown fills the novel with daring escapes and encounters, as well as searing depictions of the American slave trade. An innovative and challenging work of literary invention,… (more)

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Publisher: Modern Library (July 16, 2009)

Format: EPUB

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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