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Author Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878.
Title Black Beauty : his grooms and companions : the autobiography of a horse / by Anna Sewell ; edited by Kristen Guest.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2011.

Author Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878.
Subject Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878. Black Beauty.
Black Beauty (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Horses -- England -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Horses in literature.
Alt Name Guest, Kristen, 1967-
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 180 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 181).
Contents Anna Sewell : a brief chronology -- Black Beauty : his grooms and companions : the autobiography of a horse -- Appendices : contemporary documents. A. Victorian science and religion : questions of animal emotion. I. From Frances Power Cobbe, "The rights of man and the claims of brutes" (1863) ; II. From Charles Darwin, The expression of the emotions in man and animals (1872) ; III. From Philip Hamerton, Chapters on animals (1874) -- B. Victorian industry : horse and machine. I. Fanny Kemble: "Letter August 26, 1830," from Record of a girlhood (1878) ; II. From W.J. Gordon, The horse world of London (1893) -- C. Animal cruelty, equine management, and the bearing rein. I. From Edward Fordham Flower, Bits and bearing reins (1875) ; II. From Samuel Smiles, Duty (1880) ; III. From S. Sidney, The horse book (1893) -- Explanatory notes.
Summary 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 that is also an important text in the fields of Victorian studies and animal studies. The new Cambridge Scholars Publishing critical edition reproduces the first edition of 1877, restoring material often abridged in other modern editions. It also includes a critical introduction; contextual material that places the novel in historical ...
ISBN 9781443834384 (electronic bk.)
1443834386 (electronic bk.)
9781443833820 (hbk.)
1443833827 (hbk.)
OCLC # 823732525
Additional Format Print version: Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878. Black Beauty. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2011 (DLC) 2012429554

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