The poetry of slavery: an Anglo-American anthology, 1764-1865

Wood, Marcus (2003) The poetry of slavery: an Anglo-American anthology, 1764-1865. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780198187097

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The book collects together the most important workds of poetry generated by English and North American slavery from the mid-eighteenth to the mid-nineteenth centuries. Mixing poetry by the major Anglo-American poets with a host of lesser know authors. The book contans a fifty two page contextualising introductin setting out the historical and cultural context for the poems, and a detailed chronology of major events in England France and America. Each poem has a lengthy individual cricitcal/biographical introduction and detailed annotation.

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of English > English
Depositing User: Marcus Wood
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 18:36
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2012 11:38
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