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Fanny Kemble A Passionate Victorian by Armstrong Margaret - First Edition, First Printing - 1938 - from Gilt Edge Books (SKU: B2326)

Fanny Kemble A Passionate Victorian

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Fanny Kemble A Passionate Victorian

by Armstrong Margaret

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  • hardcover
  • First
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New York: The MacMillan Company, 1938. Frontispiece is a portrait of Fanny Kemble by Thomas Sully. Margaret Armstrong, decorative Designer, Artist, and Author has written an absorbing biography "Fanny Kemble A Passionate Victorian". Fanny Kemble (1809-93) , Actress, Playwright, poet and autobiographer was born into a distinguished theatrical family. The daughter of Charles Kemble and niece of Sarah Siddens and John Philip Kemble. She married Pierce Butler a southern planter from Philadelphia in 1834 where she went to live. She left him in 1845 over disagreements over slavery ( as Butler owned a plantation and used Black slaves). She became an advocate for anti-slavery in this Victorian era. Much hardship was suffered along with her triumphs. Endpapers make up a scenic two-page spread. Name to perlim. A sound, respectable book. A very interesting read.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


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Fanny Kemble A Passionate Victorian
Armstrong Margaret
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First Edition, First Printing
The MacMillan Company
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New York
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Fanny Kemble Biography + American Literature + English Literature + American History + British Actress + English Theatre + Anti Slavery + Southern Plantation + American Civil War Pierce Butler Southern Planter + Travel Writing + Memoirs + Sea Island Plant
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