The English Orphans Or, A Home in the New World

By: Mary Jane Holmes
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The English Orphans: Or, A Home in the New World" by Mary Jane Holmes's encapsulates the essence of 19th-century American literature through its historical narrative set in New England. This domestic fiction novel delves into the lives of orphaned children who navigate the complexities of the immigrant experience, grappling with social class divisions and cultural adaptation. Against the backdrop of a changing landscape, Holmes weaves a compelling family saga, portraying themes of resilience and survival. Set in a New England setting, the story unfolds with elements of romanticism intertwined with the harsh realities of the time. Holmes masterfully explores the challenges faced by the protagonists as they strive to find their place in a new world, highlighting the importance of familial bonds and determination. As a pioneering work of American literature, "The English Orphans" serves as both a reflection of its era and a timeless tale of human endurance. Holmes's portrayal of social dynamics and cultural shifts adds depth to the narrative, making it a poignant and thought-provoking historical novel that continues to resonate with readers today.

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Mary Jane Holmes

American novelist Mary Jane Holmes is well known for her widely read novels and short tales from the 19th century. She was raised in a low-income household and was born in Brookfield, Massachusetts, in 1825. Her work was renowned for its emotional and romantic tone and often addressed issues of love, family, and social status. In her lifetime, she wrote more than 60 books, demonstrating her prodigious talent. Despite Holmes' writing being well-liked during her lifetime, it went out of favor in the years after her death in 1907. Scholars and readers alike, who value her contributions to the romance novel genre and her insights into 19th-century American life and society, have lately shown a renewed interest in her work.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 232pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362766736
  • ISBN-13: 9789362766731
  • Item Weight: 301.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.0mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical