Her title-page bore her name and of Bignor Park, Sussex.
Hilbish, Florence. Charlotte Smith, Poet and Novelist. University of Pennsylvania Press.
The volume was dedicated to William Hayley
, who, with Bryan Edwards
, had helped her with the complicated and anxious business of reaching...
Intertextuality and Influence
Set in British Guiana, this book attacks chattel slavery, the ownership of human beings as property, through its effect on the family because of the prohibition of marriage among slaves. One male character refuses...
1765: Isaac Teale, in The Sable Venus: An Ode,...
, in The Sable Venus: An Ode, unselfconsciously combined facts about the slave trade with a mythologised triumph of black Venus, arriving in Jamaica from Africa to the plaudits of colonists.
July 1795-March 1796: The Second Maroon War took place in Jama...