The Escape: A Leaf For Freedom - William Wells Brown

The Escape: A Leaf For Freedom

William Wells Brown

Book Summary

A well-known nineteenth-century abolitionist and former slave, William Wells Brown was a prolific writer and lecturer who captivated audiences with readings of his drama The Escape; or, a Leap for Freedom (1858). The first published play by an African American writer, The Escape explored the complexities of American culture at a time when tensions between North and South w

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