Imagining Transatlantic Slavery by C. KaplanImagining Transatlantic Slavery by C. Kaplan

Imagining Transatlantic Slavery

byC. KaplanEditorJ. Oldfield

Hardcover | January 20, 2010

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This exciting interdisciplinary volume, featuring contributions from a group of leading international scholars, reflects on the long history of representations of transatlantic slaves and slavery, encompassing a broad chronological range, from the eighteenth century to the present day.
BRYCCHAN CAREY Reader in English Literature, Kingston University, UK VINCENT CARRETTA Professor of English, University of Maryland, USA LILLA MARIA CRISAFULLI Professor of English Literature, University of Bologna, Italy, and Director, Centro Interdisciplinare di Studi Romantici EILEEN ELROD Associate Professor of English and Women's a...
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Title:Imagining Transatlantic SlaveryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:209 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:January 20, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230578209

ISBN - 13:9780230578203

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Table of Contents

List of illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction; C.Kaplan & J.Oldfield PART I: CULTURES OF ABOLITION Inventing a Culture of Antislavery: Pennsylvanian Quakers and the Germantown Protest of 1688; B.Carey (Re)mapping Abolitionist Discourse during the 1790s: The Case of Benjamin Flower and the Cambridge Intelligencer; J.Oldfield 'Another Ida May': Photography and the American Abolition Campaign; J.Morgan-Owens Exchanging Fugitive Identity: William and Ellen Crafts' Transatlantic Reinvention (1850-1869); H.Millette PART II: IMAGINING TRANSATLANTIC SLAVERY Equiano's Paradise Lost: The Limits of Allusion in Chapter Five of The Interesting Narrative; V.Carretta Phyllis Wheatley's Abolitionist Text: The 1834 Edition; E.R.Elrod Women and Abolitionism: Hannah More's and Ann Yearsley's Poetry of Freedom; L.M.Crisafulli PART III: REMEMBERING AND FORGETTING Representing slavery in British museums: The Challenges of 2007; D.Hamilton Coram Boy : Slavery, Theatricality, and Sentimentality on the British Stage; E.K.Wallace Significant silence: Where was Slave Agency in the Popular Imagery of 2007?; M.Wood Afterword: Britain 2007, Problematizing Histories; C.Hall Index