Extracts from the work of 19 Afro-British, Black American, and Caribbean writers who spent time in Britain during the period. They are drawn from autobiographies, slave narratives, unpublished letters, oral accounts, and public records. Includes a general introduction and an introduction to each writer.
An admirable book ... the biographical and textual notes are excellent and the bibliography is ample and annotated.
Gives ample evidence that some victims of the exploitation Conrad explored in Heart of Darkness needed nobody to writefor them, were listened to in their own time and can be heard now.