Record #627 (edit record; developers only)

Date: 1792


William Blake, engravings for John Gabriel Stedman, Narrative, of a five years' expedition, against revolted Negroes of Surinam.



Work Title

Narrative, of a five years' expedition, against revolted Negroes of Surinam 

Published: 1792

Autobiography or Memoir 

Links for William Blake:

20/20 Blake (Page for musical by George Coates with music by Adlai Alexander ad Todd Rundgren; "the audience wear 3D glasses to experience stereographic illusions created from digital manipulations of the paintings and engravings enabling live performers to appear in the artworks.)

Blake Digital Text Project (Nelson Hilton)

Blake's "The Four Zoas" Fetishized: An Experimental Hypertext (Unique Blake page.) (Bill Ruegg)

"Managing the Blake Archive" (Information on the design and maintenance of the Blake Archive.) (Matthew Kirschenbaum)

On-Line Book Initiative Blake Texts (FTP site including links to 28 works by William Blake.) (The World)

Online Concordance to eE (This site provides an on-line Concordance to The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake,, ed. David V. Erdman. ) (Nelson Hilton)

Selected Poetry of William Blake (Transcriptions of 40 Blake poems.ry ) (Representative Poetry On-line)

The Blake Archive (Web site for state-of-the-art text and image encoding project that uses a combination of SGML, HTML, Java, and proprietary software tools to allow users to search, view, and manipulate images of the original copies of Blake's works.) (Morris Eaves, Robert Essick, Joseph Viscomi)

The Blake List Home Page (Home page for William Blake discussion e-mailing list.) (AlbionBooks)

The Blake Multimedia Project (Info about Hypercard-based resource apparently available on diskettes.) (Stephen Marx)

The Urizen Books ("Contains the texts of William Blake's Urizen books -- The [First] Book of Urizen, The Book of Ahania, and The Book of Los -- with links to the plates, notes, a glossary, and other materials useful for understanding the texts.") (Joseph Hogan)

Timeline of Blake's Life, Art and Literary Work (Charles Beauvais)

William Blake (selected poems) (The Poetry Archive)

David E. Erdman, The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake (Complete text version put online by Nelson Hilton, U. Georgia; includes searchable Concordance with context-retrieval.) (Nelson Hilton)

The Book of Thel (Transcription of William Blake's poem.) (Blake Archive)

David Lashmet, (U. Florida) Unfurling the Worm: Insecto-theology in William Blake's Thel (Criticism of William Blake's Book of Thel.) (Prometheus Unplugged)

John Tolva, (Washington U.) "The 'bounding line': Verbal and Visual Linearity in Blake's 'Laoco÷n' and Book of Urizen" (Criticism of the work of William Blake.)

Thomas Pfau, "Bringing About the Past: Prophetic Memory in Kant, Godwin, and Blake" (1996) (Criticism of William Blake, Willim Godwin, and Immanuel Kant work.) (Romantic Praxis)

Blake's Marriage of Heaven and Hell (Scholarly notes on the dating of Blake's illuminated book of poetry.) (Laura Mandell)

The Samuel Taylor Coleridge Archives (Collection of Electronic Texts.) (Electronic Text Center)

Songs of Innocence and of Experience (Multiple-version presentation of the Songs using clickable imagemaps based for reasons of speed on black-and-white reproductions of Blake's plates; clicking on an image brings up an enlargement; clicking on part of the enlargement brings up commentary if available.) (Nelson Hilton)

Web Concordances: William Blake - Songs of Innocence and of Experience (Frames-based concordance of William Blake's book.) (Rob Watt)

Blake (T.S. Eliot on William Blake.) (Project Bartleby)

Blake's Gothic Readings (Notes on William Blake and the Gothic.) (Douglass Thomson)

David M. Baulch, (U. Washington) The Sublime of the Bible (Criticism of William Blake's work.) (Romanticism on the Net)

Ron S. Broglio, (U. Florida) Containment Undone: Blake's Early Prophecies Re-Radicalizing Paine's Rights


Links for Abolition:

William Murray, Lord Mansfield (Notes on the career of Mansfield.) (Laura Mandell)

Matthew Lewis on Colonial Slavery (Quotes from the slaveholder Matthew Lewis on slavery, which he sees as offering better conditions than those of laborers in England.) (Laura Mandell)

Emancipation Debate (Notes on the abolition debate, including Thomas Canning's speaking on behalf of emancipation.) (Laura Mandell)

Equiano: Describes the Horrors of the Middle Passage (Excerpts from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.) (Steven Mintz)

Equiano: Describes His Arrival in the New World (Excerpts from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.) (Steven Mintz)

Equiano: Describes West African Religious Beliefs and Practices (Excerpts from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.) (Steven Mintz)

Equiano: Remembers His Kidnapping (Excerpts from The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano.) (Steven Mintz)

The History of Mary Prince, A West Indian Slave, Related by Herself (Transcription of the narrative by Mary Pierce.) (Rita Raley)

Aronowitz's Abolition Page (Resources include history of the movement, art, primary texts, et al.) (Mark Aronowitz)

African-American Mosaic Exhibit: Aboliton (Collection of mosaics relating to slavery and abolition.) (Library of Congress)

Influence of Prominent Abolitionists (Collection of mosaics realting to abolition and the influence of certain abolitionists including Garrison, et al.) (Library of Congress)

Conflict of Abolition and Slavery (Collection of mosaics relating to the abolition movement.) (Library of Congress)

Confessions of Nat Turner, 1831 (HTML transcription of the text of the leader of the famed slave revolt. Important as a abolition text.) (American Revolution HTML Project)

Jupiter Hammon, "An Address to the Negroes in the State of New York" (1787 (Text-only transcription of the text.) (U. Virginia)

Excerpts from Slave Narratives (Collection of transcriptions from slaves.) (Steven Mintz)

Slavery Bibliography, Part 1 (Comprehensive bibliography of slavery and abolition texts.) (Steven Mintz)

Slavery Bibliography, Part 2 (Comprehensive bibliography of slavery and abolition texts.) (Steven Mintz)

David Brion Davis & Steven Mintz, (Gilder Lehrman Institute) "The Origins and Nature of New World Slavery" (2-week seminar at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, N.Y. City. Indirectly relates to abolition.)

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, N.Y. City (Collection of abolition and slavery course-related resources.) (Steven Mintz)

Studies in the World History of Slavery, Abolition and Emancipation (Online journal.) (Patrick Manning & John Saillant)

Mary Prince, The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave. (edited Electronic Edition of The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave. Related by Herself. With a Supplement by the Editor. To Which Is Added, the Narrative of Asa-Asa, a Captured African; funded by NEH.) (LeeAnn Morawski)

British History, The Slave Trade (required curriculum in UK)

Anti-Slavery Movement (encyclopedia entry)

Thomas Clarkson (encyclopedia entry)

William Wilberforce (encyclopedia entry)

John Gabriel Stedman, Narrative of Joanna; an emancipated slave (from Stedman's Narrative of a Five Year's Expedition Against the Revolted Negroes of Surinam: Electronic Edition sponsored by NEH) (Natalia Smith)

Ashton Warner, Negro Slavery Described (online edition sponsored by NEH) (Natalia Smith)

James Williams, A Narrative of Events Since the First of August, 1834 (online transcription, sponsored by NEH) (Natalie Smith)



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