ERIC Number: EJ378382
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
Doesticks' Assault on Slavery: Style and Technique in "The Great Auction Sale, at Savannah, Georgia."
Piacentino, Edward J.
Phylon, v48 n3 p196-203 Fall 1987
Analyzes "The Great Auction Sale of Slaves, at Savannah, Georgia" (1859), a popular work by Mortimer Neal Thompson, an American humorist better known by his pseudonym, Q.K. Philander Doesticks, P.B. The book is one of the most readable, credibly authentic accounts of the abuses of slavery. (BJV)
Descriptors: Activism, Authors, Black Attitudes, Black History, Blacks, Colonial History (United States), Literary Devices, Literary History, Nineteenth Century Literature, North American Literature, Popular Culture, Racial Attitudes, Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, Rhetorical Criticism, Satire, Slavery, Social Attitudes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A