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Sapphira and the Slave Girl

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Sapphira Dodderidge, a Virginia lady of the 19th century, marries beneath her and becomes irrationally jealous of Nancy, a beautiful slave. One of Cather's later works.
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9780307805256
9781560544821
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display_description In her final novel, Willa Cather departed from her usual Great Plains settings to plumb the turbulent relationships between slaves and their owners in the antebellum South.

Sapphira and the Slave Girl
is set in Virginia just before the Civil War. Sapphira is a slave owner who feels she has come down in the world and channels her resentments into jealousy of her beautiful mulatto slave, Nancy. Sapphira's daughter Rachel, an abolitionist, opposes her mother's increasingly shocking attempts to persecute Nancy. The struggles of these three strong-willed women provide rich material for Cather's narrative art and psychological insight.
BONUS: The edition includes an excerpt from The Selected Letters of Willa Cather.
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publishDate 1992, 2011
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title_display Sapphira and the Slave Girl
title_full Sapphira and the Slave Girl, Sapphira and the slave girl [text (large print)] / Willa Cather
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