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Pink and White Tyranny


By author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Number of pages: 340
Dimension: 5 x 8 Inches (US)
Original publication year: 1871
ISBN: 978-1-55709-960-0
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? Published in cooperation with The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford, Connecticut ? Roots of Feminism ? Stowe Name
Originally published in 1871, Pink and White Tyranny is, seemingly, a light, comic story about a frivolous young girl who marries for money. However, as with most of Stowe's writings, things are not what they appear on the surface. This "society novel," instead, is a critique of the nineteenth-century's dominant view that women should use their femininity to gain power. Reflective of Stowe's progressive moral and domestic views, the novel is a refreshing work of social satire that showcases Stowe's comic abilities as well as her progressive views.
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