Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

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A contemporary critic described Ignatius Sancho as "what is very uncommon for men of his complexion, A man of letters." A London shopkeeper, former butler, and descendant of slaves, Sancho was the first author of African descent to have his correspondence published. He was a critic of literature, music, and art; a composer; and an advocate for the abolition of slavery. Initially celebrated for his correspondence with Laurence Sterne, Sancho became well known as a writer, and his posthumously published letters were widely ...

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African 2015, Broadview Press Ltd, Peterborough

ISBN-13: 9781554811960

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