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Marie ou l'Esclavage aux Etats-Unis Tableau de moeurs américaines   By: (1802-1866)

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In "Marie ou l'Esclavage aux Etats-Unis," Gustave de Beaumont offers a poignant portrayal of the realities of slavery in America during the 19th century. Through the character of Marie, the novel explores the complex dynamics of power and oppression that defined this dark chapter in American history.

Beaumont's writing is both descriptive and insightful, painting a vivid picture of the cruelty and inhumanity that slaves were subjected to on a daily basis. The novel delves into the psychological and emotional toll that slavery takes on its victims, as well as the moral dilemmas faced by those complicit in the system.

One of the most compelling aspects of the book is its exploration of the relationship between Marie, a young slave, and her master. Beaumont delves into the complexities of their bond, highlighting the conflicting emotions of love, loyalty, and resentment that characterize their interactions.

Overall, "Marie ou l'Esclavage aux Etats-Unis" is a powerful and thought-provoking novel that sheds light on a painful chapter of American history. Beaumont's sensitive and nuanced portrayal of the human cost of slavery makes this a must-read for anyone interested in understanding the enduring legacy of this abhorrent institution.

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Gustave de Beaumont

(1802 1866)

MARIE ou L'esclavage aux États Unis

Tableau de moeurs américaines

(1840)

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Avant propos Chapitre I Prologue Chapitre II Les femmes Chapitre III Ludovic, ou le départ d'Europe Chapitre IV Intérieur d'une famille américaine Chapitre V Marie Chapitre VI L'Alms House de Baltimore Chapitre VII Le mystère Chapitre VIII La Révélation Chapitre IX L'épreuve 1 Chapitre X Suite de l'épreuve 2 Chapitre XI Suite de l'épreuve 3 Épisode d'Odéna Chapitre XII Suite de l'épreuve 4 Littérature et beaux arts I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX XI XI XII XIII XV XVI XVII XVIII XIX XX XXI XXII XXIII XXIV XXV XXVI XXVII XXVIII XXIX XXXI XXXII XXXIII XXXIV XXXV XXXVI XXXVII XXXVIII XXXIX XL XLI XLII XLIII XLIV XLV XLVI XLVII XLVIII XLIX L LI LII LIII Chapitre XIII L'émeute Chapitre XIV Le départ de l'Amérique civilisée Chapitre XV La forêt vierge et le désert Chapitre XVI Le drame Chapitre XVII Épilogue Appendice Première partie: Note sur la condition sociale et politique des nègres esclaves et des gens de couleur affranchis. § I. Condition du nègre esclave aux États unis. § II. Caractères de l'esclavage aux États unis... Continue reading book >>




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