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The magnificent activist : the writings of Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1823-1911)

Author: Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Howard N Meyer
Publisher: [Cambridge, Mass.] : Da Capo Press, 2000.
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"Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a minister, was also a groundbreaking activist at the forefront of the social movements reshaping nineteenth-century society. At the same time he was a leading literary presence whose writings ranged from passionate polemics to sensitive studies of the natural world - and spoke to readers both in his time and in ours."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911.
Magnificent activist.
[Cambridge, Mass.] : Da Capo Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606338889
Named Person: Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Wentworth Higginson; Howard N Meyer
ISBN: 0306809540 9780306809545
OCLC Number: 43561963
Description: xviii, 618 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: Abolitionist and champion of civil rights --
Colonel of the first Black regiment --
Crusader for women's rights --
Essayist as activist --
Naturalist --
Critic as essayist.
Responsibility: edited by Howard N. Meyer.
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"Thomas Wentworth Higginson, a minister, was also a groundbreaking activist at the forefront of the social movements reshaping nineteenth-century society. At the same time he was a leading literary presence whose writings ranged from passionate polemics to sensitive studies of the natural world - and spoke to readers both in his time and in ours."--Jacket.

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