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confessionsof Nat Turner

William Styron

confessionsof Nat Turner

by William Styron

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turner, Nat -- Fiction.,
  • Southampton Insurrection, 1831 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York , Random House, 1967.

    StatementWilliam Styron.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.T9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 455 p. ;
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21612377M
    ISBN 100679736638

    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/5(90). Buy The Confessions of Nat Turner by Turner, Nat (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(91).

      Nat Turner () was an enslaved African American who led a rebellion of slaves and free blacks in Southampton County, Virginia on Aug His story is the basis for the recent controversial film The Birth of a Nation. The 5/5(1). The Confessions Of Nat Turner Analysis Words | 5 Pages. Thomas Gray included in “The Confessions of Nat Turner” a letter addressed to the public in which he reassured the white slave owners that the revolt was “the offspring of gloomy fanaticism” (Greenberg 42).

    Study questions for Confessions of Nat Turner These study questions are intended to encourage you to think about the readings carefully and to help you to prepare for in-class discussion and for your papers (the second writing assignment may or may not be on this book). I recommend thatFile Size: 53KB. Nat Turner (–) was known to his local “fellow servants” in Southampton County as “The Prophet.” On the evening of Sunday, Aug , he met six associates in the woods at Cabin Pond, and about a.m. they began to enter local houses and kill the white inhabitants. Over the next 36 hours, they were joined by as many as 60 other slaves and free blacks, and Cited by: 2.


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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. The Confessions of Nat Turner is not only a masterpiece of storytelling; is also reveals in unforgettable human terms the agonizing essence of Negro slavery. Through the mind of a slave, Willie Styron has re-created a catastrophic event, and dramatized the intermingled miseries, frustrations--and hopes--which caused this extraordinary black man Cited by: The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron is a courageous, visceral & beautifully written tale, a book not bound by the transcribed historical narrative of Nat Turner, incomplete as it is but one that transforms the skeletal background details into an exceedingly memorable story of the slave rebellion in Southampton, within the 4/5().

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Gray, in. William Styron (), a native of the Virginia Tidewater, was a graduate of Duke University and a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. His books include Lie Down in Darkness, The Long March, Set This House on Fire, The Confessions of Nat Turner, Sophie’s Choice, This Quiet Dust, Darkness Visible, and A Tidewater was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for /5(26).

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.

Page verso. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, TO WIT: Be it remembered, That on this tenth day of November, Anno Domini, eighteen hundred and thirty-one, Thomas R.

Gray of the said District, deposited in this office the title of a book, which is in the words as following: "The Confessions of Nat Turner, the leader of the late insurrection in Southampton, Virginia, as fully and voluntarily.

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.

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Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. The Confessions of Nat Turner. Styron, William Clark( THE CONFESSIONS OF NAT TURNER is William Styron’s complex and richly drawn imagining of Nat Turner, the leader of the slave rebellion in Virginia that led to the deaths of almost 60 men, women and children.

Published at the height of the civil rights movement, the novel draws upon the historical Nat Turner’s confession to his attorney, made as he awaited execution in a. We the undersigned, members of the Court convened at Jerusalem, on Saturday, the 5th day of Nov.for the trial of Nat, alias Nat Turner, a negro slave, late the property of Putnam Moore, deceased, do hereby certify, that the confessions of Nat, to Thomas R.

Gray, was read to him in our presence, and that Nat acknowledged the same to be. The Confessions of Nat Turner, the Leader of the Late Insurrection in Southampton, Va. by Nat Turner. Nat Turner's name rings through American history with a force all its own.

Leader of the most important slave rebellion on these shores, variously viewed as a murderer of unarmed women and children, an inspired religious leader, a fanatic—this puzzling figure represents all the terrible complexities of American slavery. And yet we do not know what he looked like, where he is 3/5(3).

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The Confessions of Nat Turner (). Contributed by Scot A. French. The Confessions of Nat Turner, the leader of the late insurrection in Southampton, Va., as fully and voluntarily made to Thomas R.

Gray is a pamphlet published shortly after the trial and execution of Nat Turner in November. Buy a cheap copy of The Confessions of Nat Turner: and book by Kenneth S. Greenberg. Careful study of the Nat Turner slave rebellion of reveals much about master, slaves, and the relationship between them in the antebellum South.

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