The Poetry of Slavery: An Anglo-American Anthology, 1764-1865

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Marcus Wood
Oxford University Press, 2003 - History - 704 pages
This is the first book to collect the most important works of poetry generated by English and North American slavery. Mixing poetry by the major Anglo-American Romantic poets (Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Whittier, Longfellow, Lowell, Whitman, Melville, Dickinson) with
curious, and sometimes brilliant verse by a range of now forgotten literary figures, the anthology is designed to aid students and teachers address the Anglo-American cultural inheritance of slavery.

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Contents

List of Plates
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Key Notes on Cultural
xxxv
Chronology
lii
Contents of Part I
3
Contents of Part II
395
Select Bibliography
694
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Marcus Wood is a Reader in English and American Studies, University of Sussex.

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