Slavery and Augustan literature : Swift, Pope and Gay /

This book investigates slavery in the work of Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope and John Gay. These writers were connected with a Tory ministry, which attempted to increase the English share of the international slave trade.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Richardson, John.
Format: eBook
Published: London : Routledge, 2003.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The English and slavery
  • The Scriblerus Club
  • Writing the peace
  • Pope
  • Gay
  • Swift
  • Conclusion.