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Unchained voices : an anthology of Black authors in the English-speaking world of the eighteenth century

Author: Vincent Carretta
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 1996.
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In Unchained Voices, Vincent Carretta has assembled the most comprehensive anthology ever published of writings by eighteenth-century people of African descent, enabling many of these authors to be heard clearly for the first time in two centuries. Their writings reflect the surprisingly diverse experiences of blacks on both sides of the Atlantic-America, Britain, the West Indies, and Africa - between 1760 and 1798.
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Genre/Form: History
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Unchained voices.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 1996
(OCoLC)746269569
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Carretta
ISBN: 0813119766 9780813119762 0813108845 9780813108841
OCLC Number: 34151137
Description: xi, 387 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Briton Hammon --
Narrative of the Uncommon Sufferings, and Surprizing Deliverance of Briton Hammon, A Negro Man --
Jupiter Hammon --
Poems: An Evening Thought --
An Address to Miss Phillis Wheatly, Ethiopian Poetess --
James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw --
A Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, An African Prince, As related by Himself --
Phillis Wheatley --
Poems: An Elegiac Poem, on the Death of...George Whitefield --
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral --
"To His Excellency General Washington" --
Francis Williams --
"An Ode" --
Ignatius Sancho --
Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African, in Two Volumes, to which are Prefixed, Memoirs of his Life --
John Marrant --
A Narrative of the Lord's wonderful Dealings with John Marrant, a Black --
Johnson Green.
Responsibility: Vincent Carretta, editor.

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