The Slave Trade in British and American Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))


Conolly, L. W. “English Drama and the Slave Trade.” English Studies in Canada 4 (1978): 393-412.

Survey of English plays about slavery in the 1700s and the early 1800s.

Diedrich, Maria, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Carl Pederson, eds.. Black Imagination and the Middle Passage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999, 320 p.

Collection of essays examining the forced dispossession of Africans caused by slavery and the slave trade; analyzes the texts, religious rites, economic exchanges, dance, and music of the transatlantic journey and on the American continent.

Ebbatson, J. R. “Some...

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