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Anna Sewell - Black Beauty (Broadview Editions) - 9781554812882 - V9781554812882
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Black Beauty (Broadview Editions)

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Description for Black Beauty (Broadview Editions) Paperback. Anna Sewell's Black Beauty is a classic work of children's literature and an important text in the fields of Victorian studies and animal studies. Editor(s): Guest, Kristin. Series: Broadview Editions. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 281.
Continuously in print and translated into multiple languages since it was first published, Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty is a classic work of children’s literature and an important text in the fields of Victorian studies and animal studies. Writing to “induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses,” Sewell realistically documents the working conditions of Black Beauty, who moves down the social scale from a rural carriage horse to a delivery horse in London. Sewell makes visible and tangible the experience of animals who were often treated as if they were machines. Though she died shortly after it was published, ... Read more

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Peterborough, Canada
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About Anna Sewell
Kristin Guest is Associate Professor of English at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Reviews for Black Beauty (Broadview Editions)
“No animal narrative captures the complexity of Victorian relations with animals better than Black Beauty. This edition offers an invaluable introduction to the novel and the burgeoning field of Victorian animal studies. In addition, Guest’s excerpts of primary documents plunge readers into the physical, material, and affective conditions not only of domestic animals, but also of the authors and advocates ... Read more

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