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Gulliver as slave trader : racism reviled by Jonathan Swift

Author: Elaine L Robinson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume discusses the theory that Gulliver's Travels was Swift's vehicle to condemn the African slave trade and promote the adoption of real rather than simply nominal Christianity. Dealing with quotes from the work itself, it demonstrates that Swift tells us his meaning with an abundance of clues and references which he left throughout Gulliver's Travels"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Robinson, Elaine L., 1935-
Gulliver as slave trader.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)607860048
Named Person: Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift; Jonathan Swift
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine L Robinson
ISBN: 0786425865 9780786425860
OCLC Number: 70174952
Description: ix, 241 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The African slave trade --
Malignant aggression --
"Flagitious and facinorous acts" --
Repository of abominations --
Black superiority.
Responsibility: Elaine L. Robinson.
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