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Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation

By: FRANCES ANNE KEMBLE
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation: 1838-1839" is a poignant firsthand account of life on a southern American plantation during the antebellum era, penned by British actress and abolitionist Frances Anne Kemble. This collection of stories by FRANCES ANNE KEMBLE where she attempts to compile many of her classic thoughts consolidated in a single draft and offer them at an affordable price so that everyone can read them. some stories are interesting and amazing, while other softly creep up on you and pull you in. The journal vividly documents Kemble's experiences during her marriage to a wealthy plantation owner on St. Simons Island, Georgia. Kemble's narrative provides readers with a candid exploration of the harsh realities of slavery and the oppressive conditions faced by enslaved individuals. Her astute observations and emotional reactions reflect her growing awareness of the moral contradictions embedded within the institution of slavery. The journal's intimate portrayal of daily life, interactions with enslaved people, and insights into plantation management offers readers a rare glimpse into the complex dynamics that underpinned the Southern society of the time. Through Kemble's introspective and empathetic lens, "Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation" serves as a powerful indictment of slavery's brutality and inhumanity.

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FRANCES ANNE KEMBLE

Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble (November 27, 1809 – January 15, 1893) was a British actress from a theatre family who worked in the early and mid-nineteenth centuries. Kemble's "lasting historical significance stems from the private journal she kept during her time in the Sea Islands" on her husband's estates, where she penned a record detailing the conditions of the plantation's enslaved people and her increasing abolitionist feelings. Fanny was born in London and received her primary education in France.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 228Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359329045
  • ISBN-13:9789359329048
  • Item Weight: 342g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.8mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General