The Discourse of Slavery : From Aphra Behn to Toni Morrison book cover
1st Edition

The Discourse of Slavery
From Aphra Behn to Toni Morrison

ISBN 9780415081528
Published June 22, 1994 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Carl Plasa, Betty J. Ring; Chapter 1 Looks that Kill, Anne Fogarty; Chapter 2 Sex, Slavery and Rights in Mary Wollstonecraft’s Vindications, Jane Moore; Chapter 3 “That Mild Beam”, Steven Vine; Chapter 4 “Silent Revolt”, Carl Plasa; Chapter 5 Anglo-American Connections, Elizabeth Jean Sabiston; Chapter 6 “Painting By Numbers”, Betty J. Ring; Chapter 7 Perilous Passages in Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl, Jon Hauss; Chapter 8 The Irony of Idealism, David Lawrence Rogers; Chapter 9 Prophesying Bodies, April Lidinsky;

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Carl Plasa is Lecturer in English at the University of Wales College of Cardiff. He has published articles on nineteenth-and twentieth-century literature and is presently working on a study of inscriptions of colonialism in Austen, Charlotte Brontë and Rhys.,
Betty J. Ring is currently completing a doctoral thesis at Birkbeck College, University of London, on post-war consciousness in the work of William Golding.