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2 edition of Nat Turner. found in the catalog.

Nat Turner.

Judith Berry Griffin

Nat Turner.

by Judith Berry Griffin

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Published by Coward-McCann in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Turner, Nat, 1800?-1831.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the Negro slave who believed he had been chosen by God to lead a rebellion that would free all slaves.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Leo Carty.
    ContributionsCarty, Leo, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF232.S7 G7 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p.
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5697911M
    LC Control Number70104391

      The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion--which began on Aug , in Southampton County, Virginia--is known among school children and adults. To some he is a hero, a symbol of Black resistance and a precursor to the civil rights movement; to others he is monster--a murderer whose name is never uttered. In Nat Turner, acclaimed author and illustrator Kyle Baker 2/5(1). Discount prices on books by Nat Turner, including titles like The Confessions of Nat Turner. Click here for the lowest price.

      I t was in August of that Nat Turner led a rebellion of Virginia slaves that left dozens of people dead, including small children. One-hundred and eighty-five years ago this week, in the. Born into slavery on the Benjamin Turner plantation in Southampton County, Virginia, in October of , Nat Turner was a highly intelligent child, learning to read at an early age.

    Nat Turner Biography, Life, Interesting Facts. Nat Turner was born in Southampton country Virginia on October 2, This black American boy became a preacher who thought he was chosen by God to lead slaves from bondage, sustained slave rebellion in in US history. The Confessions of Nat Turner tells the story of an actual slave uprising organized by a slave named Nat Turner in the year The author spent countless hours poring through historical documents to provide a framework for this fictional novel, in which William Styron attempts to imagine what kind of man Nat Turner really was.


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Nat Turner: A slave rebellion describes the controversies associated with Confessions. Topics include writing from a white perspective, no exploration of the historical Nat Turner and what led him to rebel, and with whom he met and what he said in the brief interval between capture and execution.5/5(7).

Set inThe Confessions Of Nat Turner tells--in his own words--of a black man who awaits death in a Virginia jail cell. His name is Nat Turner and he is a slave, a preacher, and the leader of the only effective slave revolt in the history of that 'peculiar institution.'Cited by: Nat Turner has 34 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Nat Turner’s most popular book is 12 Years a Slave and Other Slave Narratives. The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion—which began on Augin Southampton County, Virginia—is known among school children and adults.

To some he is a hero, a symbol of Black resistance and a precursor to the civil rights movement; to others he is monster—a murderer whose name is never uttered.4/5. Nat Turner was a African American slave in Southampton County Virginia who was born in He led a slave rebellion in August and was executed that November.

When he was in jail awaiting execution, a white lawyer named Thomas R. Gray visited him and wrote down Turner's own story which was published in as The Confessions of Nat Turner/5(70). Nat Turner was a African American slave in Southampton County Virginia who was born in He led a slave rebellion in August and was executed that November.

When he was in jail awaiting execution, a white lawyer named Thomas R. Gray visited him and wrote down Turner's own story which was published in as The Confessions of Nat Turner/5(72). Nat Turner: A slave rebellion describes the controversies associated with Confessions.

Topics include writing from a white perspective, no exploration of the historical Nat Turner and what led him to rebel, and with whom he met and what 5/5(7). Nat Turner Movie and Book Turner was the subject of William Styron's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Confessions of Nat Turner.

Turner’s life and uprising was also the subject of the film, Born:   This is the biography of Nat Turner, a revolutionary slave who revolted and rebelled against slave owners. It follows his story from beginning to end, and gets into what it felt like to be a slave, and the determination it took to rise up.

I like this biography a lot more-so than most/5. In Nat Turner awaits death in a Virginia jail cell. He is a slave, a preacher, and the leader of the only effective slave revolt in the history of 'that peculiar institution'.

William Styron's ambitious and stunningly accomplished novel is Turner's confession, made to his jailers under the duress of his God. Encompasses the betrayals, cruel4/5(). Nat Turner: Selected full-text books and articles The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Va.

By Nat Turner; Thomas R. Gray University of. Tomlins also undertakes a deeply critical examination of William Styron’s novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner, which restored Turner to the American consciousness in the.

Even when Nat Turner was captured, on Octothe Compiler’s question had remained unanswered. As a result, a white lawyer, Thomas R. Gray, arranged to go to the jail where Turner. African-American Slave who started the largest slave rebellion in the antebellum southern United States.

His court confession has been released as a book.4/5. Nat Turner. Charged with making insurrection, and plotting to take away the lives of divers free white persons, &c. on the 22d of August, The court composed of - having met for the trial of Nat Turner, the prisoner was brought in and arraigned, and upon his arraignment pleaded Not guilty ; saying to his counsel, that he did not feel so.

Nat Turner is honored in numerous black history books including Greatest African Americans by Molefi Kete Asante, Extraordinary Black Americans from Colonial to Contemporary Times by Susan Altman, and African Americans Voices Of Triumph: Perseverance.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by William Styron. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.4/5.

The Confessions of Nat Turner, novel by William Styron, published in and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in A fictional account of the Virginia slave revolt ofthe novel is narrated by the leader of the rebellion.

Few first novels promised so much for a new writer as Styron's Faulknerian Lie Down in Darkness; with only one flawed major book in between, now sixteen years later it is difficult to relate this to the early book except for the emotional charge of some of the writing, most effective when descriptive.

In the fulminating first person of Nat Turner, Just before he is to be killed, this reviews ISBN:   The story of Nat Turner and his slave rebellion—which began on Augin Southampton County, Virginia—is known among school Our Stores Are OpenBook AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelp AllBooksebooksNOOKTextbooksNewsstandTeensKidsToysGames & CollectiblesGift, Home & Brand: ABRAMS.

We trace Turner's passage through American memory through fascinating interviews with William Styron on his landmark novel, The Confessions of Nat Turner, and with Dr.

Alvin Poussaint, one of the 3/5(3).Turner eluded his pursuers for six weeks but was finally captured, tried, and hanged. Nat Turner’s rebellion put an end to the white Southern myth that slaves were either contented with their lot or too servile to mount an armed revolt. In Southampton county black people came to measure time from “Nat’s Fray,” or “Old Nat’s War.”.

The Confessions of Nat Turner The Leader of the Late Insurrections in Southampton, Va. As Fully and Voluntarily Made to Thomas R. Gray, in the Prison Where He Was Confined, and Acknowledged by Him to be Such when Read Before the Court of Southampton; With the Certificate, Under Seal of the Court Convened at Jerusalem, Nov.

5,For His Trial.