F20 Black Atlantic: Resources, Pedagogy, and Scholarship on the 18th Century Black Atlantic

Assigned & Optional Secondary Readings

Secondary Readings:
- Dominique, Lyndon J. “‘An unportioned girl of my complexion…can be a dangerous object.’
        Abolition and he Mulatto Heiress in England.” Imoinda’s Shade: Marriage and the African
        Woman in Eighteenth-Century British Literature, 1759-1808
. Ohio State UP, 2012, pp. 223-59.
- ---. Introduction. The Woman of Colour, a Tale, by anonymous, Broadview, 2008, pp. 11-42.
- Fiedler, Brigitte. “The Woman of Colour and Black Atlantic Movement.” Women’s Narratives of
        the Early Americas and the Formation of Empire
, edited by Mary McAleer Balkun and Susan
        C. Imbarrato, Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, pp. 171-85.
- Murray, Julie. "The Country and the City and the Colony in The Woman of Colour." Lumen, vol.
        33, 2014, pp. 87-99.

Background Readings:
- Dominique, Lyndon J. "African Blood, Colonial Money, and Respectable Mulatto Heiress
        Reforming Eighteenth-Century Englad." The Cultural Politics of Blood, 1500-1900, edited
        by Kimberly Anne Coles, Ralph Bauer, Zita Nunes, and Carla L. Peterson. Palgrave Macmillan,
        2015, pp. 84-104.
- Gikandi, Simon. "Overture: Sensibility in the Age of Slavery." Slavery and the Culture of Taste.
        Princeton UP, 2011, pp. 1-49.
- Gerzina, Gretchen Holbrook. Black London: Life before Emancipation. Rutgers UP, 1995.
- Goveia, Elsa. "The Social Framework." Savacou, vol. 2, 1970, 7-15.
- Livesday, Daniel. "Tales of Two Families, 1793-1900." Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race
        Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833
. UNC P, 2018, pp. 249-300.
- Lorimer, Douglas. “Reconstructing Victorian Racial Discourse: Images of Race, the Language of
        Race Relations, and Context of Black Resistance.” Black Victorians/Black Victoriana, edited by
        Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina. Rutgers UP, 2003, pp. 187-207.

Contemporary Literature:
- Hodge, Merle. Crick Crack, Monkey. 1970.
- Cliff, Michelle. Abeng. 1984.
- ---. No Telephone to Heaven. 1987.

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