Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale Of The Present Time by Fanny FernRuth Hall: A Domestic Tale Of The Present Time by Fanny Fern

Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale Of The Present Time

byFanny FernEditorSusan BelascoIntroduction bySusan Belasco

Paperback | February 1, 1997

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In Ruth Hall, one of the bestselling novels of the 1850s, Fanny Fern drew heavily on her own experiences: the death of her first child and her beloved husband, a bitter estrangement from her family, and her struggle to make a living as a writer. Written as a series of short vignettes and snatches of overheard conversations, it is as unconventional in style as in substance and strikingly modern in its impact.
Fanny Fern was born Sara Willis in 1811. She was an American newspaper columnist, humorist, novelist, and author of children's books in the 1850s through the 1870s. Fern's popularity is attributed to her conversational style that struck a chord with her intellectual female readers. Some of her published works include Ruth Hall, Fanny F...
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Title:Ruth Hall: A Domestic Tale Of The Present TimeFormat:PaperbackPublished:February 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140436405

ISBN - 13:9780140436402

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