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Author Thomas, Helen, 1966-

Title Romanticism and slave narratives : transatlantic testimonies / [Helen Thomas]
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 332 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge studies in Romanticism ; 38
Cambridge studies in Romanticism ; 38
Contents Cover; CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN ROMANTICISM; CAMBRIDGE STUDIES IN ROMANTICISM 38 ROMANTICISM AND SLAVE NARRATIVES; Title; Copyright; To Hugo, Felix and Claude; Contents; List Of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART I; CHAPTER ONE The English slave trade and abolitionism; ABOLITION AND RADICAL DISSENTING PROTESTANTISM; QUAKERS AND SHAKERS; THE SOCIETY FOR THE ABOLITION OF THE SLAVE TRADE; JOHN WESLEY, METHODISM AND ABOLITION; METAMORPHOSIS: THE DISCOURSE OF THE SPIRIT, MISSIONARY IDEOLOGY AND THE DYNAMICS OF EMPIRE
Summary The first major attempt to relate canonical Romantic texts to the African diaspora, this study explores connections with literature produced by slaves, slave owners, abolitionists and radical dissenters between 1770 and 1830. Thomas reveals a dialogue between two diverse cultural spheres, and their corresponding systems of thought, epistemology and expression
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 272-323) and index
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Subject African Americans in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Antislavery movements -- History.
English literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Romanticism.
Slave trade in literature.
Slavery in literature.
Slaves' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Slaves' writings, English -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99023186
ISBN 0511010583 (electronic bk.)
0511033729 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
051115108X
0521662346
9780511010583 (electronic bk.)
9780511033728 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511151088
9780521662345