Journal Article

Atlantic Counter Cultures and the Networked Text: Juan Francisco Manzano, R. R. Madden and the Cuban Slave Narrative

Fionnghuala Sweeney

in Forum for Modern Language Studies

Published on behalf of Court of the University of St Andrews

Volume 40, issue 4, pages 401-414
Published in print October 2004 | ISSN: 0015-8518
Published online October 2004 | e-ISSN: 1471-6860 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fmls/40.4.401
Atlantic Counter Cultures and the Networked Text: Juan Francisco Manzano, R. R. Madden and the Cuban Slave Narrative

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This article examines the only published slave narrative from Spanish America, J. F. Manzano's History. It looks at the cultural profiles of the work's primary producers, J. F. Manzano and R. R. Madden, in terms of their religious affiliation, ethical intention and strategies of self-representation. It considers the work's potential impact on current understandings of nineteenth-century Atlantic culture.

Keywords: Cuba, Slave Narrative; Anglo-American Abolitionism; Black Atlantic; Manzano, J. F.; Madden, R. R.; Gender; Autobiography; Religion

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Subjects: Linguistics ; Literature

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