Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar: Representations of Slavery

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Slavery is a recurring subject in works by the contemporary black writers in Britain Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar, yet their return to this past arises from an urgent need to understand the racial anxieties of twentieth- and twenty-first-century Britain. This book examines the ways in which their literary explorations of slavery may shed light on current issues in Britain today, or what might be thought of as the continuing legacies of the UK's largely forgotten slave past. In this highly original study ...

Caryl Phillips, David Dabydeen and Fred D'Aguiar: Representations of Slavery 2011, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719082757

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