A John Brown Reader

John Brown, Frederick Douglass, and W. E. B. Du Bois



This original collection gathers a remarkably diverse body of literature about John Brown, the strident anti-slavery leader. Besides a selection of letters by the abolitionist himself, the book includes a significant excerpt from W. E. B. Du Bois's biography, John Brown, addresses by Frederick Douglass, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Henry David Thoreau, poetry by Louisa May Alcott and Herman Melville, and much more.

Dover Original.

ISBN 9780486845623
List price $9.00
Publisher Dover Publications
Year of publication 2021