The Rhetorical Douglass


Douglass, Frederick. On Woman Suffrage
Douglass, Frederick. "We Have Decided to Stay"
Douglass, Frederick. "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July"

Web Resources

Frederick Douglass Project. University of Rochester.


Augst, Thomas. "Frederick Douglass: Between Speech and Print." Professing Rhetoric : Selected Papers From the 2000 Rhetoric Society of America Conference. Eds. Frederick J. Antczak, Cinda Coggins,and Geoffrey D. Klinger. New York: Taylor and Francis, 2005. 53-61.

Chesebrough, David B. Frederick Douglass: Oratory from Slavery. Great American Orators 26. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 1998.

Deacon, Andrea. "Navigating" The Storm, the Whirlwind, and the Earthquake": Re-Assessing Frederick Douglass, the Orator." Rocky Mountain Review of Language and Literature (2003): 65-81.

Fanuzzi, Robert. "The Trouble with Douglass's Body." American Transcendental Quarterly13 (1999): 27-.

Ferreira, Patricia. "All But 'a Black Skin and Wooly Hair': Frederick Douglass's Witness of the Irish Famine." American Studies International 37 (1999): 69.

Fulkerson, Gerald. "Frederick Douglass and the Kansas-Nebraska Act: A Case Study in Agitational Versatility." Central States Speech Journal 23 (1972): 261-269.

Fulkerson, Gerald. "Exile As Emergence: Frederick Douglass in Great Britain, 1845-1847." Quarterly Journal of Speech 60 (1974): 69-82.

Lampe, Gregory P. Frederick Douglass: Freedom's Voice, 1818-1845. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 1998.

Leeman, Richard W. 2018. “Frederick Douglass and The Eloquence Of Double-Consciousness.” Howard Journal of Communications 29 (3): 282–98. doi:10.1080/10646175.2018.1424667

McClish, Glen. "Frederick Douglass's "Lessons of the Hour" and the Ethos of the Sage." Rhetoric Review 37, no. 1 (January 2018): 50-58.

McClure, Kevin R. "Frederick Douglass' Use of Comparison in his Fourth of July Oration: A Textual Criticism. Western Journal of Communication 64 (2000): 425-444.

Miller, Keith D., and Kevin Quashie. "Slave Mutiny as Argument, Argument as Fiction, Fiction as America: The Case of Frederick Douglass's 'The Heroic Slave'." Southern Communication Journal 63 (1998): 199-207.

Ochieng, Omedi. "A Ruthless Critique of Everything Existing: Frederick Douglass and the Architectonic of African American Radicalism." Western Journal of Communication, vol. 75, no. 2, Apr. 2011, pp. 168-184. doi:10.1080/10570314.2011.553874.

Prioleau, Rachelle C. "Frederick Douglass: Abolitionist and Humanist." Howard Journal of Communications, vol. 14, no. 3, Jul-Sep2003, p. 177.

Rogers, William B. "We Are All Together Now": Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, and the Prophetic Tradition. New York: Garland, 1995.

Selby, Gary S. "The Limits of Accommodation: Frederick Douglass and the Garrisonian Abolitionists." Southern Communication Journal 66 (2000): 52-66.

Selby, Gary S. "Mocking the Sacred: Frederick Douglass's 'Slaveholder's Sermon' and the Antebellum Debate over Religion and Slavery." Quarterly Journal of Speech 88 (2002): 326-341.

Terrill, Robert E. "Irony, Silence and Time: Frederick Douglass on the Fifth of July." Quarterly Journal of Speech 89 (2003): 216-234.

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