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Amazing Grace: An Anthology of Poems about Slavery

by James G. Basker (Editor) - £24.00  Yale University Press (2005)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780300107579 | ISBN 10: 0300107579

Bringing together more than 400 poems and poetic excerpts on slavery by writers both famous and unknown, this landmark anthology charts the emergence of slavery in the collective consciousness of the English-speaking world.

"The most definitive collection of anti-slavery sentiment in verse yet compiled, essential reading for historians and literary critics alike... A major contribution."
(Henry Louis Gates, Jr, Harvard University.)

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