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Helen Thomas' examine opens a brand new road for Romanticism by means of exploring connections with literature produced through slaves, slave proprietors, abolitionists and radical dissenters among 1770 and 1830. within the first significant try and relate canonical Romantic texts to writings of the African diaspora, she investigates English literary Romanticism within the context of a transatlantic tradition, and African tradition within the context of eighteenth-century Britain. In so doing, she unearths an intertextual discussion among varied but both wealthy cultural spheres, and their corresponding platforms of notion, epistemology and expression.

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