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Slavery and the literary imagination

Slavery and the literary imagination

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Slavery and slaves in literature,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Deborah E. McDowell and Arnold Rampersad.
    SeriesSelected papers from the English Institute, 1987 -- new ser., no. 13, Selected papers from the English Institute -- new ser., no. 13.
    ContributionsMcDowell, Deborah E., 1951-, Rampersad, Arnold.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 163 p. ;
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14414860M
    ISBN 100801839483
    OCLC/WorldCa20536495

    The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination Book Description: The Haitian Revolution () reshaped the debates about slavery and freedom throughout the Atlantic world, accelerated the abolitionist movement, precipitated rebellions in neighboring territories, and intensified both repression and antislavery sentiment. Toni Morrison Playing In The Dark: whiteness and the literary imagination, Harvard UP Orlando Patterson Slavery and Social Death Harvard, Robin Blackburn The Overthrow of Colonial Slavery Verso, CLR James The Black Jacobins Penguin, David Armitage The Ideological Origins of The British Empire Cambridge,

    After students have viewed the video, read the headnotes and literary selections in The Norton Anthology of American Literature, read this unit, and explored related archival materials on the American Passages Web site, they should be able to understand how the antebellum debate about slavery transformed and expanded foundational ideas about American identity and citizenship;. These authors wrote in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as Brazil moved into and then through the abolition of slavery. See details - Black Butterfly: Brazilian Slavery and the Literary Imagination, Hardcover b.

    By Ibram X. Kendi January 8, Comments Off on Totalitarian Century: A New Book on Geopolitics in the Black Literary Imagination This post is part of my blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History and African Diaspora Studies. - Slavery and the Literary Imagination - David Richardson, Principles and Agents: The British Slave Trade and Its Abolition - William Lloyd Garrison at The Meanings and Legacies of American Abolitionism.


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Slavery and the Literary Imagination book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Seven noted scholars examine slave narratives and the /5. The book covers the full range of Roman literature, and is arranged thematically.

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Washington's. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress cataloguing in publication data Fitzgerald, William, – Slavery and the Roman literary imagination / William Fitzgerald. – (Roman literature and its contexts) Includes bibliographical references and index.

This book explores the presence of slaves and slavery in Roman literature and asks particularly what the free imagination made of the experience of living with slaves, beings who Cited by: The Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature - edited by Ezra Tawil March Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

This book explores the presence of slaves and slavery in Roman literature and asks particularly what the free imagination made of the experience of living with slaves, beings who both were and were not fellow humans. As a shadow humanity, slaves furnished the free with other selves and imaginative alibis as well as mediators between and substitutes for their peers.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback. Summary. The Black Butterfly focuses on the slavery writings of three of Brazil’s literary giants—Machado de Assis, Castro Alves, and Euclides da Cunha.

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Slavery and the Roman Literary Imagination by William Fitzgerald, The book discusses not only the ideological relations of Roman literature to the institution of slavery, but also the ways in which slavery provided a metaphor for a range of other relationships and experiences, and in particular for literature itself.

the literary /5(8). "The publication of this extraordinary book could not have arrived at a more propitious moment. At a time when the country as a whole seems tormented by the corrosive presence of a new kind of evil that is trying to banish any memory, much less evidence, of its opposite, Goodness and the Literary Imagination reminds readers of evil’s opposite, but in forms that Morrison’s fiction renders.

In answer, Slavery and the Romantic Imagination provides a fully historicized and theorized account of the intimate relationship between slavery, African exploration, "the Romantic imagination," and the literary works produced by this conjunction.

Slave narrative, an account of the life, or a major portion of the life, of a fugitive or former slave, either written or orally related by the slave narratives comprise one of the most influential traditions in American literature, shaping the form and themes of some of the most celebrated and controversial writing, both in fiction and in autobiography, in the history of the.

Transatlantic Slavery and the Literary Imagination Roughly two years after the British celebrated the th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade within the British empire on Matransatlantic slavery seems to have a relatively secure place in.

Literary Imagination is a forum for all those interested in the distinctive nature, uses, and pleasures of literature, from ancient to modern, in all languages Publish in Literary Imagination. Literary Imagination welcomes submissions of poetry, fiction, book reviews, articles, essays, non.

Roman Literature and its Contexts; x x Inches; pages; This book deals with the ways in which the ancient Roman literary imagination explored the phenomenon of slavery. It asks what the free imagination made of the experience of living with slaves, beings who both were and were not fellow humans.

The book covers the full range of Roman literature, and is arranged thematically.level5. 5AAEB US Slavery and the Literary Imagination. Credit value: 15 Module convenor: Jon Ward When formal slavery ended, new literary habits emerged in response to the memory of it and the need imaginatively to revisit the slave past as a means to grasp what the emergent world of civic and political freedoms might mean and involve.

Editorial Reviews. 09/23/ This eloquent, wide-ranging collection comprises Morrison’s Ingersoll lecture at Harvard Divinity School, “Goodness: Altruism and the Literary Imagination”; scholarly essays on her fiction; and a spirited interview with the late : University of Virginia Press.