Solomon Northup The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years A Slave

Author: David Fiske
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440829758
Release Date: 2013-08-12
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A companion to the classic African-American autobiographical narrative, Twelve Years A Slave, this work presents fascinating new information about the 1841 kidnapping, 1853 rescue, and pre- and post-slavery life of Solomon Northup. • For the first time, a book documents the full story of Northup's life—the basis of the 2013 movie, Twelve Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, and Paul Giamatti • Supplies detailed coverage of Northup's pursuits after his release from slavery: educating the public via his book, his lectures, and dramatic presentations; and his efforts to help others gain freedom through his work on the underground railroad • Provides a list of more than two dozen places and dates where Northup appeared following the publication of his book

Solomon Northup The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years A Slave

Author: David Fiske
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440829758
Release Date: 2013-08-12
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

A companion to the classic African-American autobiographical narrative, Twelve Years A Slave, this work presents fascinating new information about the 1841 kidnapping, 1853 rescue, and pre- and post-slavery life of Solomon Northup. • For the first time, a book documents the full story of Northup's life—the basis of the 2013 movie, Twelve Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender, and Paul Giamatti • Supplies detailed coverage of Northup's pursuits after his release from slavery: educating the public via his book, his lectures, and dramatic presentations; and his efforts to help others gain freedom through his work on the underground railroad • Provides a list of more than two dozen places and dates where Northup appeared following the publication of his book

Twelve Years a Slave

Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486791845
Release Date: 2014-02-22
Genre: History

The basis for the Academy Award®-winning movie! Kidnapped into slavery in 1841, Northup spent 12 years in captivity. This autobiographical memoir represents an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society. 7 illustrations. Index.

Solomon Northup s Kindred The Kidnapping of Free Citizens before the Civil War

Author: David Fiske
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440836657
Release Date: 2016-01-18
Genre: History

Kidnapping was a lucrative crime in antebellum America, and many American citizens—especially free blacks—were abducted for profit. This book reveals the untold stories of the captured. • Features portraits, sketches, and images of documents and newspaper articles related to kidnapping • Identifies the numerous factors that led to the lucrative business of kidnapping • Describes the physical and psychological subduing of victims • Includes the perspectives of those who tried to help: educators, crusaders, rescuers, and cooperative slave owners

200 Years A Fraud

Author: David Wilson
Publisher:
ISBN: 1941324428
Release Date: 2017-06-14
Genre: Social Science

After years of fact checking, here is the entire text of Twelve Years A Slave, with annotations throughout and back stories on all of the characters-even the villains other historians have ignored. This is the true story of Twelve Years a Slave, and of David Wilson, the man who really wrote Solomon Northup's story into history.

Stolen into Slavery

Author: Judith Bloom Fradin
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426309878
Release Date: 2012-01-10
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The true story behind the acclaimed movie 12 Years a Slave, this book is based on the life of Solomon Northup, a free black man from New York who was captured in the United States and sold into slavery in Louisiana. Solomon Northup awoke in the middle of the night with his body trembling. Slowly, he realized that he was handcuffed in a dark room and his feet were chained to the floor. He managed to slip his hand into his pocket to look for his free papers that proved he was one of 400,000 free blacks in a nation where 2.5 million other African Americans were slaves. They were gone. This remarkable story follows Northup through his 12 years of bondage as a man kidnapped into slavery, enduring the hardships of slave life in Louisiana. But the tale also has a remarkable ending. Northup is rescued from his master's cotton plantation in the deep South by friends in New York. This is a compelling tale that looks into a little known slice of history, sure to rivet young readers and adults alike. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Solomon Northup

Author: David Fiske
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 1468096370
Release Date: 2012
Genre: History

Solomon Northup was a free black man living in Saratoga Springs, New York, when in 1841 he was lured into leaving the state, and was sold into slavery. After being rescued nearly twelve years later, he authored a book, Twelve Years a Slave, about his life.This new book reveals details of Northup's life after his return to upstate New York. In addition to informing the public about the horrors of slavery via his book, Northup: traveled around the Northeast giving public lectures, was connected with several theatrical productions about his experiences, worked with an underground railroad agent in Vermont to help fugitive slaves reach freedom in Canada. Solomon Northup: His Life Before and After Slavery, by Ballston Spa, NY resident David Fiske, provides documented information on Northup's life before and after he was enslaved in Louisiana. Also included is biographical information about Northup's wife and children, who resided for many years in the Glens Falls, New York, area, and a list of public appearances made by Northup in the 1850s.For more information: Web site: solomonnorthup.comFacebook: facebook.com/solnorthupE-mail: [email protected]

Literary Analysis of Solomon Northup s Twelve Years a Slave

Author: Madalina Mocanu
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 9783668186361
Release Date: 2016-04-04
Genre: Literary Collections

Literature Review from the year 2015 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: A, , course: Text Discussions, language: English, abstract: We can consider this material a reliable historical reference on slavery, updated to today’s background by the lessons it teaches. Indeed, a masterpiece of depicting the world’s inner cruelty which makes us reconsider our whole system of beliefs. “Twelve Years a Slave”, published in 1853, reveals us Solomon Northup’s path to an eventual escape from slavery, after facing monstrous, shocking experiences. His heartbreaking story makes us witness the struggles, sorrows and aspirations of black people in their quest for freedom. The kind of “hell on earth“ emotional status which the main characters attain illustrates the oppressive social order of the South. As a slave narrative, Solomon Northup’s confession is not only important for what it communicates about the African American literature and its historical context, but also because it analyses the institution of humanity, portraying an impeccable examination of the realities of slavery, which are enlightened throughout the text.

Twelve Years a Slave Including Roaring River Music Note and Four American Slave Narratives and Roaring River Music Note and Lyric Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Incidents in theLife of a Slave Girl Written Up from Slavery

Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: Sawasdee Plublishing
ISBN:
Release Date: 2014-02-13
Genre:

TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE Plus 4 complete American slave narrators and 1 Music note and lyric of Roaring River The amazing and suffer story of Solomon Northup in "Twelve Years a Slave" which you may watched in the movie that has got a lot of award such as Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards and AFI Awards. we have published in e-book more over, it includes: - Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - Incidents in theLife of a Slave Girl.Written - Up from Slavery - Uncle Tom’s Cabin - Roring River Music Note We have included an active Table of Contents that allow you to easy skip or jump to any book or chapter in the collection.

Solomon Northup s Kindred

Author: David Fiske
Publisher: Praeger
ISBN: 1440836647
Release Date: 2016-01-30
Genre: History

Kidnapping was a lucrative crime in antebellum America, and many American citizens—especially free blacks—were abducted for profit. This book reveals the untold stories of the captured.

When I Was a Slave

Author: Norman R. Yetman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486111391
Release Date: 2012-03-01
Genre: Literary Collections

DIVMore than 2,000 former slaves provide first-person accounts in blunt, simple language about their lives in bondage. Illuminating, often startling information about southern life before, during, and after the Civil War. /div

Solomon Northup s Twelve Years a Slave

Author: Sue Eakin
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
ISBN: 1565543440
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the life of Solomon Northup, a free Black man from Saratoga, N.Y., who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana for twelve years.