"The Paradise of Negro-Slaves.--a dream"

Title"The Paradise of Negro-Slaves.--a dream"
Year for Search1787
Authors[Rush], [Benjamin](1745?-1813)
Secondary TitleThe Columbia Magazine: or Monthly Miscellany
Volume / Edition1.5
Pagination235-38
Date PublishedJanuary 1787
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia. Those who had been slaves are in their own Heaven reflecting on their lives. They are presented in a somewhat condescending way as forgiving their masters for killing them.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Essays Literary, Moral and Philosophical (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1798), 305-09 2nd ed. with additions (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1806), 305-09; rpt. ed. Michael Meranze (Schenectady, NY: Union College Press, 1988), 187-90.

Author Note

(1745?-1813)

Full Text

1787 [Rush, Benjamin] (1745?-1813). “The Paradise of Negro-Slaves.–a dream.” The Columbia Magazine: or Monthly Miscellany 1.5 (January 1787): 235-38. Rpt. in his Essays Literary, Moral and Philosophical (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1798), 305-09; 2nd ed. with additions (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas and Samuel F. Bradford, 1806), 305-09; rpt. ed. Michael Meranze (Schenectady, NY: Union College Press, 1988), 187-90.

Eutopia. Those who had been slaves are in their own Heaven reflecting on their lives. They are presented in a somewhat condescending way as forgiving their masters for killing them.