Blake or the Huts of America
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Blake or the Huts of America by Martin R. Delany
Book DescriptionDelaney's hero is a West Indian slave who travels throughout the South advocating revolution, and later becomes the general of a black insurrectory fore in Cuba. Blake hopes that, with rebellion in Cuba and the expulsion of all Americans, Cuba's model as a self-governed black state will ultimately precipitate the downfall of slavery in the United States. Focusing on the political and social issues of the 1850s slavery as an institution, Cuba as the prime interest of Southern expansionists, the practicality of militant slave revolution, and the possibilities of collective action "Blake "is one of the most revealing novels of its period."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780807064191
(202mm x 136mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Beacon Press
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1971
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Martin R. Delany
Blake; or, the Huts of America, Paperback (February 2017)» View all books by Martin R. Delany
Martin R. Delany's Blake (c. 1860) tells the story of Henry Blake's escape from a southern plantation and his travels in the U.S., Canada, Africa, and Cuba on a mission to unite blacks of the Atlantic region in the struggle for freedom. Jerome McGann's edition offers the first correct printing of the work and an authoritative introduction.
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Author Biography - Martin R. Delany
Martin R. Delaney (1812-85) has been called the father of American black nationalism, and his only novel, "Blake, "powerfully dramatizes his separatist philosophy."
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