Slavery Fiction Books
Books con argomento Slavery Fiction English literature: literary criticism
Obi; Or The History of Three-Fingered Jack
Aravamudan Srinivas (EDT)
edizioni Broadview Pr collana Broadview Pr (Paperback), 1999
"Three-Fingered Jack," the protagonist of this 1800 novel, is based on the escaped slave and Jamaican folk hero Jack Mansong, who was believed to have gained his strength from the Afro-Caribbean religion of obeah, or "obi." His story, told in an inventive mix of styles, is a rousing and sympathetic account of an individual's...