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A Lydia Maria Child reader

Author: Lydia Maria Child; Carolyn L Karcher
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, ©1997.
Series: New Americanists.
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This rich collection is the first to represent the full range of Child's contributions as a literary innovator, social reformer, and progressive thinker over a career spanning six decades.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.
Lydia Maria Child reader.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)605096159
Online version:
Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.
Lydia Maria Child reader.
Durham : Duke University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)610177287
Named Person: Lydia Maria Francis Child
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Maria Child; Carolyn L Karcher
ISBN: 0822319543 9780822319542 0822319497 9780822319498
OCLC Number: 35587086
Description: x, 453 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. The Indian question. The church in the wilderness --
Willie Wharton --
An appeal for the Indians. Part 2. Children's literature and domestic advice. Louisa Preston --
Extracts from Management during the teens --
Letter from an old woman, on her birthday --
Education of children. Part 3. Slavery, race, and Reconstruction. Jumbo and Zairee --
Prejudices against people of color, and our duties in relation to this subject --
The black Saxons --
To abolitionists --
Annette Gray --
Letters from New-York, number 12 --
The iron shroud --
Talk about political party --
Letters from New-York, number 33 --
Slavery's pleasant homes : a faithful sketch --
Reply of Mrs. Child [to Mrs. Mason] --
Mrs. L. Maria Child to the President of the United States --
Emancipation and amalgamation --
A tribute to Col. Robert G. Shaw --
Advice from an old friend --
Through the Red Sea into the wilderness --
Homesteads --
William Lloyd Garrison. Part 4. Journalism and social critique. Letters from New York, number 1 --
Letters from New York, number 11 --
Letters from New York, number 14 --
Letters from New York, number 29 --
A high-flying letter. Part 5. Sexuality and the woman question. Extracts from African women --
Speaking in the church --
Letters from New York, number 34 --
Uncollected letter from New-York --
Hilda Silfverling : a fantasy --
Woman and suffrage --
Extracts fom Concerning women --
Women and the freedmen. Part 6. Religion. The intermingling of religions.
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: Carolyn L. Karcher, editor.
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This rich collection is the first to represent the full range of Child's contributions as a literary innovator, social reformer, and progressive thinker over a career spanning six decades.

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"Child's writings are very impressive--and pertinent to the debates of our own day on race, sexual difference, gender, work, and education. Students will find them fascinating, a revelation. Karcher Read more...

 
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