Plateye: An African Spirit of Fear Haunts Post-Colonial Georgia

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The mythical figure of Plateye has floated through the folklore of the deep south of the United States as a kind of demon who searches out human weakness and terrifies his victims. Plateye is a metaphor for the effects of slavery on both white and black people of that era. The novel Plateye is based on the author's family background in Georgia during the years 1797 to 1830. Drewry Allen, a veteran of the Continental Army, drifts to North Carolina to claim Elizabeth Yarborough, his promised bride, and establishes a ...

Plateye: An African Spirit of Fear Haunts Post-Colonial Georgia 2014, Plain View Press, LLC

ISBN-13: 9781632100030

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