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Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation: Writings in the British Romantic Period, Vol. 5: Drama, ed. by Jeffrey N. Cox. (London, England: Pickering & Chatto, 1999). 402pp.
Editor/Translator: Cox, Jeffrey N., fl. 1999
Editor/Translator Alternative Name: Jeffrey N. Cox
Primary/Secondary: Primary
Document Type: Drama
Genre: Drama
Abstract: This edition brings together a corpus of work which reflects the major issues and theories concerning slavery and the status of the slave. The Romantic period witnessed the beginnings of the sustained British imperial expansion that was to dominate its history, bringing with it a sometimes anxious awareness of other cultures and societies.

Mrs Weddell, Incle and Yarico (London, 1742): ACT I
Mrs Weddell, Incle and Yarico (London, 1742): ACT II
Mrs Weddell, Incle and Yarico (London, 1742): ACT III
Isaac Bickerstaff, The Padlock (London, 1768): ACT. I
Isaac Bickerstaff, The Padlock (London, 1768): ACT II
Mariana Starke, The Sword of Peace: or, A Voyage of Love (London, 1789): ACT I
Mariana Starke, The Sword of Peace: or, A Voyage of Love (London, 1789): ACT II
Mariana Starke, The Sword of Peace: or, A Voyage of Love (London, 1789): ACT III
Mariana Starke, The Sword of Peace: or, A Voyage of Love (London, 1789): ACT IV
Mariana Starke, The Sword of Peace: or, A Voyage of Love (London, 1789): ACT V
John Fawcett, Obi: or, Three-Finger'd Jack (London, 1800): ACT I
John Fawcett, Obi: or, Three-Finger'd Jack (London, 1800): ACT II
George Colman the Younger, The Africans: or, War, Love and Duty (London, 1808): ACT I
George Colman the Younger, The Africans: or, War, Love and Duty (London, 1808): ACT II
George Colman the Younger, The Africans: or, War, Love and Duty (London, 1808): ACT III
Thomas Morton, The Slave (London, 1816): ACT I
Thomas Morton, The Slave (London, 1816): ACT II
Thomas Morton, The Slave (London, 1816): ACT III