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Invoking Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Imagination

Invoking Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Imagination( )
Author: Swaminathan, Srividhya
Beach, Adam R.
Series title:British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $149.95
Book Description:

In the eighteenth century, literary representations of slavery encompassed a range of physical and metaphysical conditions beyond the transatlantic slave trade. Without eliding the real and important differences between slave systems operating in the Atlantic world, this collection is a starting point for understanding the manner in which slavery became a powerful rhetorical device for helping British audiences gain a new perspective on their own position with respect to their...
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Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Rhetoric
Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Historical Events
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.279 x 9.477 x 0.819 Inches
Book Weight:1.274 Pounds

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