Up From Slavery is an autobiography by Booker T. Washington that was first published in 1901.


Read our full plot summary and analysis of Up From Slavery, scene by scene break-downs, and more.


See a complete list of the characters in Up From Slavery and in-depth analyses of Booker T. Washington, Mrs. Ruffner, and General Armstrong.

Literary Devices

Here's where you'll find analysis of the literary devices in Up From Slavery, from the major themes to motifs, symbols, and more.


Find the quotes you need to support your essay, or refresh your memory of the book by reading these key quotes.

Quick Quizzes

Test your knowledge of Up From Slavery with quizzes about every section, major characters, themes, symbols, and more.


Get ready to ace your Up From Slavery paper with our suggested essay topics, helpful essays about historical and literary context, a sample A+ student essay, and more.

Further Study

Go further in your study of Up From Slavery with background information, movie adaptations, and links to the best resources around the web.


Go to BN.com to get your copy of these helpful resources.