Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Autobiography of a Pocket-Hankerchief (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by James Fenimore Cooper
     
 

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This satirical short novel displays a side of Cooper unfamiliar to many modern readers. It is told from the point of view of an actual handkerchief:  its origins in a French flax field, how it was passed around New York City society in the 1830s, and its eventual return to its maker. In this story, Cooper makes a point of ridiculing Victorian

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This satirical short novel displays a side of Cooper unfamiliar to many modern readers. It is told from the point of view of an actual handkerchief:  its origins in a French flax field, how it was passed around New York City society in the 1830s, and its eventual return to its maker. In this story, Cooper makes a point of ridiculing Victorian materialism—which places value on consumption, not production.

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ISBN-13:
9781411463943
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
1,140,683
File size:
0 MB

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