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Early Black British writing

Olaudah Equiano, Mary Prince, and others : selected texts with introduction, critical essays

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Black authors.,
    • English literature -- Black authors -- History and criticism.,
    • Blacks -- Great Britain -- Literary collections.,
    • Blacks -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources.,
    • Blacks -- Great Britain -- Intellectual life.,
    • English literature -- 18th century.,
    • English literature -- 19th century.,
    • Blacks in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-443).

      Other titlesOlaudah Equiano, Mary Prince, and others
      Statementedited by Alan Richardson, Debbie Lee.
      GenreLiterary collections., Sources.
      SeriesNew Riverside editions
      ContributionsRichardson, Alan, 1955-, Lee, Debbie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1110.B5 E17 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 443 p. ;
      Number of Pages443
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3697374M
      ISBN 100618317651
      LC Control Number2003107916

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A general introduction. Berry was to reflect this energy in News For Babylon () the first major anthology of black British poems.

Black Community writing groups such as. But books about Europe from a black British perspective, fiction or non-fiction, are hard to find. In the early 80s, those of us who wanted to write had to look across the Atlantic for. In Equiano also became the first black person ever to be employed by the British government, when he was made Commissary of Provisions and Stores for the impoverished black people who had.