Helen and Arthur Or, Miss Thusa's Spinning Wheel

By: Caroline Lee Hentz
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Helen and Arthur: Or, Miss Thusa's Spinning Wheel" by Caroline Lee Hentz is a captivating historical romance novel set against the backdrop of the Antebellum South. Hentz skillfully weaves a tale of love, family drama, and societal complexities within the confines of plantation life in nineteenth-century America. Through rich character development, Hentz explores the moral dilemmas and social class distinctions prevalent during this era, shedding light on the intricate dynamics of gender roles and the institution of slavery. Against this backdrop, the love story between Helen and Arthur unfolds, navigating the challenges of societal expectations and personal aspirations. Hentz's portrayal of Southern literature captures the essence of domesticity and the complexities of human relationships, offering readers a glimpse into the intricacies of Southern life. As the characters grapple with moral dilemmas and navigate the rigid social structures of their time, Hentz invites readers to reflect on the enduring themes of love, loyalty, and resilience in the face of adversity. With its evocative depiction of plantation life and its exploration of moral complexities, "Helen and Arthur" stands as a timeless testament to Hentz's mastery of historical fiction and her ability to capture the essence of nineteenth-century America.

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Caroline Lee Hentz

Caroline Lee Whiting Hentz was an American novelist and author most known for her defense of slavery and hostility to the abolitionist movement. Her well acclaimed The Planter's Northern Bride (1854) was one of the genre's anti-Tom novels, which were written in response to Harriet Beecher Stowe's popular anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852). Caroline Hentz was born Caroline Lee Whiting to Colonel John and Orpah Whiting on June 1, 1800, in Lancaster, Massachusetts. The youngest among eight children, Her father was a Continental Army soldier in the American Revolutionary War, while three of her brothers participated in the War of 1812.Whiting attended Jared Sparks' private school when she was a child. Caroline and Nicholas Marcellus Hentz were married on September 30, 1824. Shortly after, the pair relocated to Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with their first child, where her husband was appointed chair of modern languages at the University of North Carolina. She is referred to as "a northerner who traveled and worked throughout the South for nearly thirty years." She lived in seven different places during her life, had five children, and supported her family financially through her writing.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 200 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362207095
  • ISBN-13: 9789362207098
  • Item Weight: 300g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12.7mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Literary