The New Nineteenth Century: Even the characters in a literary work may be subjected to psychoanalysis. Columbia UP, Sandra M. Duke University Press, [cross references: In the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade was established with the express goal of gaining popular acceptance and political legislation for the abolition of the British slave trade, which by the end of the eighteenth century was responsible for supplying nearly 50, slaves annually to British, French, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies in the New World.
However, it has proved to be of much wider significance. Richards rejected the view that poetry has only the aesthetic value. In the Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade was established with the express goal of gaining popular acceptance and political legislation for the abolition of the British slave trade, which by the end of the eighteenth century was responsible for supplying nearly 50, slaves annually to British, French, Spanish, and Portuguese colonies in the New World.
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At the same time, the trials and ordeals of Oliver Twist were engaging the sympathies of a large, eager audience.
Two years later, Lord Mansfield ruled that liberty was a hallmark of the British Constitution and that any slave brought to England would automatically be freed. Walter Scott and His Successors W. Thomas Chatterton expressed his disgust for slavery in his African Eclogues, poems that condemned the inhumanity of English slavers and stressed the innocence of Africans.
Although these literary efforts were instrumental in gaining support from the public and for petitions for legislative reform, the abolition drives of the late s and early s were repeatedly unsuccessful because of the influence of the pro-slavery West Indian lobby and the war between England and France, which strengthened conservative opinion against what was considered the radicalism of abolitionism.
The struggle on the continent led to acute hardship among the English people. Referrer URL if available: Many critical schools-such as those of the New Critics and the Chicago Critics-and influential critics-such as T.
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