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A Colored Man Round the World

by Dorr, David F. and Schueller, Malini Johar
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 047209694X

Slave David F. Dorr travelled overseas between 1851 and 1854 with his owner. This travelogue, published in 1858 after Dorr fled north, is written in a Victorian style in what Malini Johar Schueller's introduction terms "literary doublespeak: the blackest of texts in whiteface."

review of A Colored Man Round the World, by Dorr, David F., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).