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The Poetry of Slavery - An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1866

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This is the first book to collect the most important works of poetry generated by English and North American slavery. Mixing poetry by the major Anglo-American Romantic poets (Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Whittier, Longfellow, Lowell, Whitman, Melville, Dickinson) with curious, and sometimes brilliant verse by a range of now forgotten literary figures, the anthology is designed to aid students and teachers address the Anglo-American cultural inheritance of slavery.

Table of Contents

List of Plates

Abolition Poetry: A Literary Introduction

English and North American Slavery: Key Notes

Chronology

I. English Poems

List of Contents

English Poems

II. American Poems

List of Contents

American Poems

Selected Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198187097
Editor:
Wood, Marcus
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Wood, Marcus
Author:
null, Marcus
Author:
Wood, Marcus
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Ancient and Classical
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Subject:
Literature/English | Poetry | Anthologies
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Antislavery movements
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series Volume:
GTR-550
Publication Date:
20040131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
14 b/w illus.
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
5.9 x 9.2 x 1.4 in 2.525 lb

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