Early Black British Writing

Early Black British Writing

By (author) Alan Richardson , By (author) Olaudah Equiano , By (author) Debbie Lee , By (author) Mary Prince

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One of the most significant developments in current literary studies is the rediscovery and reevaluation of texts by British writers of African descent. This volume combines popular texts with hard-to-find selections in a format that enables students to place them in their historical and cultural contexts. For instructors, the collection offers reliable texts, stimulating context pieces, and the most useful modern critical essays. The book is divided into four sections: Narratives, Poetry, Voices (letters), and Criticism. Native African and African-heritage authors living in Great Britain and British colonies include Ukawasaw Gronniosaw, an African prince; John Jea, a preacher; Mary Prince, a slave living in the West Indies; and Juan Francisco Manzano, a slave living in Cuba.

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 138 x 204 x 20mm | 580.61g
  • 12 Oct 2003
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Boston
  • English
  • 0618317651
  • 9780618317653

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