Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
This analysis of Frederick Douglass’ novella The Heroic Slave explores the manner by which said work of fiction employs, references, and reworks the formulaic conventions of the slave narrative. It additionally examines how The Heroic Slave promotes black revolutionary leadership and models respectful white support of emancipation.
Gleasman, Hallie Rene, "Madison Washington’s Journey to Freedom: Protagonist Development in Frederick Douglass’ The Heroic Slave" (2018). CUNY Academic Works.