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Black writers in Britain : 1760 - 1890; [an anthology]

Author: Paul Edwards
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh Univ. Pr., 2003.
Series: Early black writers series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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The first in the "Early Black Writers" series, this anthology contains extracts from all the major Afro-British writers and many early Black, West African and Caribbean writers who spent time in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Edwards
ISBN: 0748602674 9780748602674 0748603271 9780748603275
OCLC Number: 314172119
Description: XV, 239 S.
Contents: "Narrative" 1760, Briton Hammon; "Narrative" c. 1770, Ukawsaw Gronniosaw (James Albert); "Letters" 1782, Ignatius Sancho; "Thoughts and Sentiments" 1787, Ottobah Cugoano (John Stuart); "Narrative" 1789, Oludah Equiano; "A Love Letter" 1778, Julius Soubise; "Letters from Nova Scotia, London and Freetown" 1791-1800, Sierra Leone Settlers; "Speech after a visit to Westminster" 1791; John Frederick Naimbanna; "Letters etc" 1765-1818, Philip Quaque; "Narrative" c. 1815, John Jea; "Speech from the dock at his trial", "Letter to his Wife" 1820, William "Black" Davidson; "The Horrors of Slavery" 1824, Robert Wedderburn; "Narrative" c. 1815, Mary Prince; "Wonderful Adventures in Many Lands" 1857, Mary Seacole; "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" 1861, Harriet Jacobs; "West African Countries and Peoples" 1868, James Africanus Horton; "African Trading" 1881, John Ocansey; "From West Africa to Palestine" 1873, "Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race" 1887, Edward Wilmot Blyden; "Froudacity" 1889, J.J.Thomas; "Autobiography", Duse Mohamed Ali.
Series Title: Early black writers series
Responsibility: selecterd and introd. by Paul Edwards and David Dabydeen.

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