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    Slavery, empathy, and pornography
    Wood, Marcus.  
    Oxford University Press,
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    Physical desc:
    ix, 467 p. :
    Copy info:
    1 copy available in Shelved by call number, A-L 4th Floor, N-Z 3rd Floor.
    1 copy total in all locations.
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      PR448 .S55 W66 2002 1 Book Shelved by call number, A-L 4th Floor, N-Z 3rd Floor


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Personal Author:
Wood, Marcus.
Slavery, empathy, and pornography / Marcus Wood.
Publication info:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Physical descrip:
ix, 467 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [428]-456) and index.
Acknowledgments -- List of plates -- Introduction -- 1. Slavery, testimony, propaganda : John Newton, william Cowper, and compulsive confession -- 2. Slavery, empathy, and pornography in John Gabriel Stedman's Narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted negroes of Surinam -- 3. William Cobbett, John Thelwall : radicalism, racism, and slavery -- 4. Slavery and romantic poetry -- 5. "Born to be a destroyer of slavery" : Harriet Martineau, fixing slavery and slavery as fix -- 6. Canons to the right of them, canons to the left of them : Mansfield Park, Jane Eyre, and memorial subversions of slavery -- 7. The anatomy of bigotry : Carlyle, Ruskin, slavery, and a new language of race -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject term:
English literature--18th century--History and criticism.
Subject term:
Slavery in literature.
Subject term:
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--19th century.
Subject term:
Literature and society--Great Britain--History--18th century.
Subject term:
English literature--19th century--History and criticism.
Subject term:
Slavery--Public opinion--Great Britain--History.
Subject term:
Antislavery movements--Great Britain--History.
Subject term:
Pornography--Great Britain.
Subject term:
Empathy in literature.

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