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Published: 01 May 2015

224 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781781381366

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The Collected Writings of Edward Rushton


Edward Rushton and Edited by Paul Baines

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool English Texts and Studies LUP

  • Contains 63 poems, some ascribed to Rushton for the first time, and nine prose pieces, some published for the first time.
  • Includes lighter verse (about friendship, baldness, gout and alcohol), vivid descriptions of seafaring experience from Liverpool and across the Atlantic, and much natural history.
  • Includes the important and influential 'Expostulatory Letter to George Washington, of Mount Vernon, in Virginia, on his continuing to be a proprietor of Slaves'.