The Resource Mr. Penrose : the journal of Penrose, seaman, (ebook)

Mr. Penrose : the journal of Penrose, seaman, (ebook)

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Mr. Penrose : the journal of Penrose, seaman
Title
Mr. Penrose
Title remainder
the journal of Penrose, seaman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Long neglected as the first American novel, Mr. Penrose narrates the adventures of a British youth who flees an unhappy home life to seek his fortune on the high seas. Having learned the sailor's trade, Penrose survives a series of nautical mishaps, only to be cast adrift on the Mosquito Coast. When rescue finally comes, Penrose refuses to abandon the new home he has made among the Indians. Equal parts travel narrative, adventure tale, and natural history, the novel reflects on some of the most pressing moral and social issues of its time: imperialism, racial equality, religious freedom, and the nature of ethical, responsible government. Mr. Penrose contains the first unequivocal critique of slavery in a transatlantic novel and the most realistic portrayals of Native Americans in early American fiction. In the afterword to this paperback edition, Sarah Wadsworth imparts new research on the author and his career, shedding light on the novel's subjects and timely themes, and situating Mr. Penrose at the forefront of the American literary canon
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1727-1791
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Williams, William
Dewey number
813/.1
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • American fiction
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adult
Label
Mr. Penrose : the journal of Penrose, seaman, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253010520
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12261370
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12261370
System control number
MWT12261370
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Mr. Penrose : the journal of Penrose, seaman, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780253010520
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12261370
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12261370
System control number
MWT12261370
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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