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Author Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880.

Title A Romance of the Republic
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (465 pages)
Summary 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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Subject Interracial marriage -- United States -- Fiction.
Racism -- United States -- Fiction.
Slavery -- United States -- Fiction.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Nelson, Dana D.
ISBN 081314910X electronic bk
9780813149103 electronic bk