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Author Richardson, John.

Title Slavery and Augustan literature : Swift, Pope and Gay / John Richardson.

Imprint London : Routledge, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The English and slavery -- The Scriblerus Club -- Writing the peace -- Pope -- Gay -- Swift -- Conclusion.
Summary 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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Subject Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745 -- Political and social views.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744 -- Political and social views.
Gay, John, 1685-1732 -- Political and social views.
Gay, John, 1685-1732
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Slavery in literature.
Slave trade -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Slave trade in literature.
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Richardson, John. Slavery and Augustan literature. London : Routledge, 2003 0415312868 (OCoLC)52695749
ISBN 0203495748 (electronic bk.)
9780203495742 (electronic bk.)