Helen And Arthur; Or, Miss Thusa's Spinning Wheel

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Caroline Lee Whiting Hentz (1800-1856) was an American novelist and author, most noted for her opposition to the abolitionist movement and her widely- read rebuttal to the popular anti-slavery book Uncle Tom's Cabin. The Planter's Northern Bride, published in 1854 in Philadelphia, would be Hentz's last published and most widely known work before her death two years later. In this body of work, Caroline Hentz came to the definitive defense of slavery. Hentz used her expertise, having lived for many years in the ...
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Overview

Caroline Lee Whiting Hentz (1800-1856) was an American novelist and author, most noted for her opposition to the abolitionist movement and her widely- read rebuttal to the popular anti-slavery book Uncle Tom's Cabin. The Planter's Northern Bride, published in 1854 in Philadelphia, would be Hentz's last published and most widely known work before her death two years later. In this body of work, Caroline Hentz came to the definitive defense of slavery. Hentz used her expertise, having lived for many years in the South, to claim that she was more knowledgeable about slavery than Stowe. Hentz wrote about the caring relationship between master and slave, a Southern opinion on slavery that strongly contrasted with the New England-bred Stowe's characterization of the institution. She was a major literary figure in her day, and helped advance women's fiction. Her other works include Ernest Linwood; or, The Inner Life of the Author (1856) and The Lost Daughter (1857).
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  • ISBN-13: 9781409955726
  • Publisher: Dodo Press
  • Publication date: 12/19/2008
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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