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Blake; or, The Huts of America

A Corrected Edition

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ISBN 9780674088726

Publication: February 2017

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376 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 line illustrations

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  • Introduction
    • Delany’s Life
    • Blake’s Narrative Action: Fiction with a Purpose
    • Martin Delany, Blake, and Us
    • Notes
  • Editor’s Note
  • Blake; or, The Huts of America: A Tale of the Mississippi Valley, the Southern United States, and Cuba
    • Part I
      • I. The Project
      • II. Colonel Franks at Home
      • III. The Fate of Maggie
      • IV. The Departure of Maggie
      • V. A Vacancy
      • VI. Henry’s Return
      • VII. Master and Slave
      • VIII. The Sale
      • IX. The Runaway
      • X. Merry Making
      • XI. A Shadow
      • XII. The Discovery
      • XIII. Perplexity
      • XIV. Gad and Gossip
      • XV. Interchange of Opinion
      • XVI. Solicitude and Amusement
      • XVII. Henry at Large
      • XVIII. Fleeting Shadows
      • XIX. Come What Will
      • XX. Advent Among the Indians
      • XXI. What Not
      • XXII. New Orleans
      • XXIII. The Rebel Blacks
      • XXIV. A Flying Cloud
      • XXV. Like Father, Like Son
      • XXVI. Return to Mississippi
      • XXVII. A Night of Anxiety
      • XXVIII. Studying Head Work
      • XXIX. The Fugitives
      • XXX. The Pursuit
      • XXXI. The Attack, Resistance, Arrest
      • XXXII. The Escape
      • XXXIII. Happy Greeting
      • XXXIV. A Novel Adventure
    • Part II
      • XXXV. Cornelia Woodward
      • XXXVI. Henry at the Hacienda
      • XXXVII. A Glimmer of Hope
      • XXXVIII. Impatience
      • XXXIX. The Discovery
      • XL. The Confrontment
      • XLI. Obscurity
      • XLII. The Interview—Blake
      • XLIII. Meeting and Greeting
      • XLIV. Seeking Employment
      • XLV. Coastward Bound
      • XLVI. Trans-Atlantic
      • XLVII. Significant
      • XLVIII. Making the Coast
      • XLIX. The Slave Factory
      • L. Before Leaving
      • LI. Homeward Bound
      • LII. The Middle Passage
      • LIII. Middle Passage—Chase Continued
      • LIV. Storm During Middle Passage
      • LV. The Captives
      • LVI. The Seeleys
      • LVII. Anticipation
      • LVIII. Gala Day
      • LIX. National Fete
      • LX. Great Gathering at Madam Cordora’s
      • LXI. The Grand Council
      • LXII. Fearful Misgivings
      • LXIII. The Captain General and Lady
      • LXIV. The Confrontment
      • LXV. What of the Negroes?
      • LXVI. Chit Chat
      • LXVII. False Alarm
      • LXVIII. Sunday Morning
      • LXIX. Entertainment at Carolus Blacus
      • LXX. Momentous Step
      • LXXI. Fearful Apprehensions
      • LXXII. King’s Day
      • LXXIII. Increased Alarm
      • LXXIV. American Tyranny—Oppression of the Negroes
  • Historical and Critical Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments