The Resource Unchained voices : an anthology of Black authors in the English-speaking world of the eighteenth century, Vincent Carretta, editor, (electronic resource)

Unchained voices : an anthology of Black authors in the English-speaking world of the eighteenth century, Vincent Carretta, editor, (electronic resource)

Label
Unchained voices : an anthology of Black authors in the English-speaking world of the eighteenth century
Title
Unchained voices
Title remainder
an anthology of Black authors in the English-speaking world of the eighteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Vincent Carretta, editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vincent Carretta has assembled the most comprehensive anthology ever published of writings by eighteenth-century people of African descent, capturing the diverse experiences of blacks on both sides of the Atlantic--America, Britain, the West Indies, and Africa--between 1760 and 1798. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.8
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9085
LC item number
.U55 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Unchained voices : an anthology of Black authors in the English-speaking world of the eighteenth century, Vincent Carretta, editor, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Poems:
  • An elegiac poem, on the death of--George Whitefield
  • Poems on various subjects, religious and moral
  • "To his excellency General Washington"
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • "An ode"
  • Francis Williams
  • Letters of the late Ignatius Sancho, an African. In two volumes. To which are prefixed, memoirs of his life
  • Ignatius Sancho
  • A narrative of the Lord's wonderful dealings with John Marrant, a Black
  • Narrative of the uncommon sufferings, and suprizing deliverance of Briton Hammon, a Negro man
  • John Marrant -- The life and confession of Johnson Green, who is to be executed this day, August 17th, 1786, for the atrocious crime of burglary; together with his last and dying words
  • Johnson Green
  • "Petition of an African slave, to the Legislature of Massachusetts"
  • Belinda
  • Thoughts and sentiments on the evil and wicked traffic of the slavery ad commerce of the human species, humbly submitted to the inhabitants of Great Britain, by Ottobah Cugoano, a native of Africa
  • Quobna Ottobah Cugoano
  • The interesting narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African, written by himself
  • Olaudah Equiano
  • Copy of a letter from Benjamin Banneker to the Secretary of State, with his answer
  • Benjamin Banneker
  • Briton Hammon
  • "An account of several Baptist churches, consisting chiefly of Negro slaves: particularly of one at Kingston, in Jamaica; and another at Savannah in Georgia"
  • Geroge Liele
  • "An account of the life of Mr. David George, from Sierra Leone in Africa; given by himself in a conversation with Brother Rippon of London, and Brother Pearce of Birmingham"
  • David George
  • "Memoirs of the life of Boston King, a Black preacher. Written by himself, during his residence at Kingswood-School"
  • Boston King
  • A narrative of the life and adventures of Venture, a native of Africa: but resident above sixty years in the United States of America, related by himself
  • Venture Smith
  • Poems:
  • An evening thought
  • An address to Miss Phillis Wheatly, Ethiopian poetess
  • Jupiter Hammon
  • A narrative of the most remarkable particulars in the life of James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, an African prince, as related by himself
  • James Albert ukawsaw Gronniosaw
Control code
ocn835158020
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Expanded ed
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813144092
Level of compression
unknown
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22573/ctt2hfpbg
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28721433
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)835158020
  • jstor0813144086

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