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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, ©2004.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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Vincent Carretta has assembled the most comprehensive anthology ever published of writings by eighteenth-century people of African descent, capturing the diverse experiences of blacks on both sides of the Atlantic--America, Britain, the West Indies, and Africa--between 1760 and 1798. --from publisher description.
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Unchained voices.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004
(OCoLC)53865885
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Carretta
ISBN: 9780813144085 0813144086 9780813144092 0813144094
OCLC Number: 835158020
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 400 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Narrative of the uncommon sufferings, and suprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon, a Negro man / Briton Hammon --
Poems: An evening thought ; An address to Miss Phillis Wheatly, Ethiopian poetess / Jupiter Hammon --
A narrative of the most remarkable particulars in the life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, an African prince, as related by himself / James Albert ukawsaw Gronniosaw --
Poems: An elegiac poem, on the death of--George Whitefield ; Poems on various subjects, religious and moral ; "To his excellency General Washington" / Phillis Wheatley --
"An ode" / Francis Williams --
Letters of the late Ignatius Sancho, an African. In two volumes. To which are prefixed, memoirs of his life / Ignatius Sancho --
A narrative of the Lord's wonderful dealings with John Marrant, a Black / John Marrant --
The life and confession of Johnson Green, who is to be executed this day, August 17th, 1786, for the atrocious crime of burglary; together with his last and dying words / Johnson Green --
"Petition of an African slave, to the Legislature of Massachusetts" / Belinda --
Thoughts and sentiments on the evil and wicked traffic of the slavery ad commerce of the human species, humbly submitted to the inhabitants of Great Britain, by Ottobah Cugoano, a native of Africa / Quobna Ottobah Cugoano --
The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, written by himself / Olaudah Equiano --
Copy of a letter from Benjamin Banneker to the Secretary of State, with his answer / Benjamin Banneker --
"An account of several Baptist churches, consisting chiefly of Negro slaves: particularly of one at Kingston, in Jamaica; and another at Savannah in Georgia" / Geroge Liele --
"An account of the life of Mr. David George, from Sierra Leone in Africa; given by himself in a conversation with Brother Rippon of London, and Brother Pearce of Birmingham" / David George --
"Memoirs of the life of Boston King, a Black preacher. Written by himself, during his residence at Kingswood-School" / Boston King --
A narrative of the life and adventures of Venture, a native of Africa: but resident above sixty years in the United States of America, related by himself / Venture Smith.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Vincent Carretta, editor.

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