Já Tituba, černá čarodějnice ze Salemu

Maryse Condé


I, Tituba: Black Witch of Salem. This wild and entertaining novel expands on the true story of the West Indian slave Tituba, who was accused of witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, arrested in 1692, and forgotten in jail until the general amnesty for witches two years later. Maryse Condé brings Tituba out of historical silence and creates for her a fictional childhood, adolescence, and old age.

She turns her into what she calls “a sort of female hero, an epic heroine, like the legendary ‘Nanny of the maroons,’” who, schooled in the sorcery and magical ritual of obeah, is arrested for healing members of the family that owns her. As history and fantasy merge, Maryse Condé, acclaimed author of Tree of Life and Segu writes a richly imagined life of a fascinating woman.


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Author:Maryse Condé
Original title:Moi, Tituba sorcière… Noire de Salem
Number of pages:224
Afterword:Jovanka Šotolová
Year of publication:2022
Issue number:1.
Publication number:17.
Translator:Tomáš Havel
ISBN:978-80-88411-08-6
Binding:paperback
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