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Slavery and the Literary Imagination
     

Slavery and the Literary Imagination

by Deborah E. McDowell (Editor), Arnold Rampersad (Editor)
 

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Seven noted scholars examine slave narratives and the topic of slavery in American literature, from Frederick Douglass's "Narrative" (1845) to Shelley Anne Williams' "Dessa Rose" (1984).

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Seven noted scholars examine slave narratives and the topic of slavery in American literature, from Frederick Douglass's "Narrative" (1845) to Shelley Anne Williams' "Dessa Rose" (1984).

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American Literature - Joyce H. Scott
This volume of essays represents the widest spectrum of criticism to date on the intersection of American slavery and literary artistry.

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ISBN-13:
9780801837562
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1988
Series:
Selected Papers from the English Institute
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

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