Unheard Voices. An Anthology of Stories and Poems to Commemorate the Bicentenary Anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade
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Автор
Малорі Блекман
Видавництво
Penguin
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2007
Кількість сторінок
272
Ілюстрації
Чорно-білі
Формат
129х198 мм
Палітурка
М'яка

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An anthology of short stories and poems collected by Malorie Blackman to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act.

In March 1807, the British Parliament passed an Act making the trading and transportation of slaves illegal. It was many years before slavery, as it was known then, was abolished, and slavery still continues today in different ways, but it was a big step forward towards the empancipation of a people.

Malorie Blackman has drawn together some of the finest of today's writers and poets to contribute to this important anthology. Their short stories and poems sit alongside first-hand accounts of slavery from freed slaves, making a fascinating and absorbing collection that remembers and commemorates one of the most brutal and long-lasting inflictions of misery that human beings have inflicted upon other human beings.

UNHEARD VOICES Contributors:
Foreword from Malorie Blackman
* New Stories:
New stories from the following authors:
Malorie Blackman
Sandra Agard
Valerie Bloom
Catherine Johnson
* Extracts from published works:
Alex Haley (ROOTS)
James Berry (AJEEMAH AND HIS SON)
Lalita Tademy (CANE RIVER)
Gary Paulsen (extract from NIGHTJOHN)
* Slave Narratives:
Extracts from the classic slave narratives written mostly in the l9th century and telling the true-life accounts of slavery from those who had been born into slavery. Extracts included from:
Olaudah Equiano
Harriet Jacobs
Frederick Douglass
Mary Prince
* Poetry
Poems from:
Benjamin Zephaniah
Grace Nichols
John Agard
James Berry

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Автор
Малорі Блекман
Видавництво
Penguin
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2007
Кількість сторінок
272
Ілюстрації
Чорно-білі
Формат
129х198 мм
Палітурка
М'яка
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Характеристики Unheard Voices. An Anthology of Stories and Poems to Commemorate the Bicentenary Anniversary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Автор
Малорі Блекман
Видавництво
Penguin
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2007
Кількість сторінок
272
Ілюстрації
Чорно-білі
Формат
129х198 мм
Палітурка
М'яка
Папір
Газетна
ISBN
9780552556002
Вага
192 гр.
Тип
Паперова
Література за періодами
Література XX ст., Література XIX - поч. XX ст. (до 1918 р)