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“Alas, Poor YORICK!”: The Death and Life of Laurence Sterne

Adam Green - March 7, 2018 in consumption, death, Featured Articles, Laurence Sterne, Literature, mortality, sentimental journey, tristram shandy

On the 250th anniversary of Laurence Sterne's death, Ian Campbell Ross looks at the engagement with mortality so important to the novelist's groundbreaking work.

“Alas, Poor YORICK!”: The Death and Life of Laurence Sterne

Adam Green - March 7, 2018 in consumption, death, Featured Articles, Laurence Sterne, Literature, mortality, sentimental journey, tristram shandy

On the 250th anniversary of Laurence Sterne's death, Ian Campbell Ross looks at the engagement with mortality so important to the novelist's groundbreaking work.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.

Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1784)

Adam Green - October 5, 2017 in abolitionism, anti-slavery movement, black history, early black writing, first black man to vote in uk, Ignatius Sancho, Laurence Sterne, slave trade, slavery

The published correspondence of Ignatius Sancho, the first known Black Briton to vote in a British election, and the first person of African descent known to be given an obituary in the British press.