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A Romance of the Republic.

Author: Lydia Maria Child; Dana D Nelson
Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English
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A Romance of the Republic, published in 1867, was Lydia Maria Child's fourth novel and the capstone of her remarkable literary career. Written shortly after the Civil War, it offered a progressive alternative to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Writer, magazine publisher and outspoken abolititionist, Child defied the norms of gender and class decorum in this novel by promoting interracial marriage as a way blacks and whites could  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Child, Lydia Maria.
A Romance of the Republic.
Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lydia Maria Child; Dana D Nelson
ISBN: 9780813149103 081314910X
OCLC Number: 900344288
Notes: Chapter XXXVIIIChapter XXXIX.
Description: 1 online resource (465 pages)

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A Romance of the Republic, published in 1867, was Lydia Maria Child's fourth novel and the capstone of her remarkable literary career. Written shortly after the Civil War, it offered a progressive alternative to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Writer, magazine publisher and outspoken abolititionist, Child defied the norms of gender and class decorum in this novel by promoting interracial marriage as a way blacks and whites could come to view each other with sympathy and understanding. In constructing the tale of fair-skinned Rosa and Flora Royal -- daughters of a slaveowner whose mother was also the daug.

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