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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. AbstractWritten by English poet and novelist Theodora Elizabeth Lynch (1812–1886), who was credited as “Mrs. Henry Lynch” on the work’s title page, The Wonders of the West Indies is a novel […]

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. AbstractBorn in 1812, Theodora Elizabeth Lynch was an English poet and novelist. In 1865 she published Years Ago: A Tale of West Indian Domestic Life of the Eighteenth Century, a coming […]

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 enslaved in the Matanzas Province of Cuba. He began writing while enslaved, and he eventually obtained his freedom in 1836. Once he was freed, he began […]

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, Medical Tracts is a second edition “with considerable additions”, medical text based on physician Benjamin Moseley’s widely popular Treatise on Sugar from 1799. A text like Medical Tracts […]

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 India. A prolific writer, Phillpotts published many short stories, novels, and plays throughout his life. His short story The […]

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. AbstractJohn Jacob Thomas was an Afro-Trinidadian school master, writer, and linguist. His guidebook was critical in reframing Trinidadian  English-Creole as its own distinct language, rather than “poorly” spoken Ango-English. It was first published in […]

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 was a popular English writer that published a number of short stories and novels throughout the United Kingdom and the United States.Tonna often was credited for her work under […]

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. AbstractMarcella Wilkin’s novel The Slave Son takes place in Trinidad during mass emancipation of the enslaved following the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833. Part love story, part abolitionist critique, the novel […]

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. AbstractFirst published anonymously in London in 1827, Hamel, The Obeah Man, is a two-volume gothic novel that tells the story of a failed slave rebellion in early eighteenth century Jamaica. The […]

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. AbstractFirst published anonymously in London in 1827, Hamel, The Obeah Man, is a two-volume gothic novel that tells the story of a failed slave rebellion in early eighteenth century Jamaica. The […]

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. AbstractA Narrative of the Events since the First of August, 1834, is a short first-person narrative that tells the story of the formerly enslaved James Williams, and his experience working as […]

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Items and Projects tagged asLiterature-Caribbean (Nineteenth Century) :

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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