English Abolitionist Literature of the Nineteenth Century Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Anstey, Roger. “Anti-Slavery Values in Literature.” In The Atlantic Slave Trade and British Abolition 1760-1810, pp. 142-53. Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1975.

Argues that British nineteenth-century religious zeal to abolish slavery had its roots in the eighteenth-century ideals of liberty, benevolence, and the noble savage.

Coleman, Deidre. “Sierra Leone, Slavery, and Sexual Politics: Anna Maria Falconbridge and the ‘Swarthy Daughter’ of Late 18th Century Abolitionism.” Women's Writing 2, no. 1 (1995): 3-23.

Explores connections between race and gender in Anna Maria...

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