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Items and Projects tagged as Literature-Caribbean (Nineteenth Century):

Lynch, Theodora, Wonders of the West Indies (1856)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractTheodora Elizabeth Lynch (1812–1886) was an English poet and novelist of the 19th century and the daughter of a Jamaican plantation owner who owned over 400 slaves. This novel, as Lynch […]

Lynch, Theodora, Years Ago (1865)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractTheodora Elizabeth Lynch (1812–1886) was an English poet and novelist of the 19th century. She published this coming of age novel in 1865. This Bildungsroman takes place in Jamaica and is […]

Manzano, Juan Francisco, Poems (1840)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractJuan Francisco Manzano (1797–1854) was born a slave in the Matanzas Province of Cuba. He began writing his autobiography while enslaved and obtained his freedom in 1836. After attaining his freedom, […]

Moseley, Benjamin, Medical Tracts (1800)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractPublished in 1800, this medical text is the second edition of physician Benjamin Moseley’s Treatise on medical conditions that were common in the West Indies. The Treatise contains eight sections that […]

Phillpotts, Eden, Obiman (1893)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractEden Phillpotts was an English author, poet, and dramatist born in 1862 in British India. He was a prolific writer who published many short stories, novels, and plays. The Obiman is […]

Thomas, John, Creole Grammar (1869)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published by the Chronicle Publishing office in Trinidad in 1869, this grammar book by John Jacob Thomas presents creole orthography, etymology, syntax, and interpretation of idioms. John Jacob Thomas was […]

Tonna, Charlotte, The System (1827)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractCharlotte Tonna (1 October 1790 – 12 July 1846) was a popular Victorian English writer and novelist who wrote using the pen name Charlotte Elizabeth. First Published in 1827, The System: […]

Wilkins, Marcella, Slaveson (1854)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractPublished in England in 1854, this slave narrative set in Trinidad was written by Marcella Wilkins. In the introduction to this novel, Wilkins claims that began writing the book in 1840 […]

Williams, Cynric R, Hamel: The Obeah Man (1827) vol1

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractA gothic novel in two volumes, Hamel, The Obeah Man was first published anonymously in 1827. The Novel is set in early nineteenth-century Jamaica, and tells the story of a slave […]

Williams, Cynric R, Hamel: The Obeah Man (1827) vol2

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractA gothic novel in two volumes, Hamel, The Obeah Man was first published anonymously in 1827. The Novel is set in early nineteenth-century Jamaica, and tells the story of a slave […]

Williams, James, Narrative of Events (1837)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe full title of this narrative is Narrative of James Williams, an American Slave, Who Was for Several Years a Driver on a Cotton Plantation in Alabama. As the title suggests, […]

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Introduction to the Early Caribbean Slave Narrative

The Early Caribbean Slave Narrative: An Introduction To read the full length essay by Nicole N. Aljoe that helped shape this curated exhibit please see, “Caribbean Slave Narratives.” In The Oxford Handbook of African American Slave Narratives. Ed. John Ernest. New York: Oxford University Press. As a genre, the slave narrative is often primarily associated […]

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