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Anna Sewell (1820–1878)

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Anna Sewell, March 30, 1820 - April 25, 1878 Anna Sewell was on March 30, 1820 in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. She was raised a Quaker by her father a bank manager and her mother, a children's novelist. At the age of fourteen, Sewell hurt her knee during a fall and the injury never healed right. visa mer Even though she could not walk well, she could still ride horses and drive a horse drawn buggy. It was this form of freedom that sparked her concern for the welfare of horses. She wrote "Black Beauty" when she was in her fifties, but died a year after it was published in 1877. While she never earned much from the book while she was alive, after her death, the novel snowballed into a something extraordinary. The book was about the abuses horses sustained in their lifetimes, but was told from the unique viewpoint of the horse. Even though the book was intended for children, it impacted all generations and caused everyone who read it to take a look at the inhumane treatment horses received. In the one hundred plus years since "Black Beauty" had been published, over 30 million copies have been printed. At least eight motion pictures have been made based on the novel and it is a well known children's classic. Anna Sewell died on April 25, 1878 in Old Catton, Norfolk. (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre

Verk av Anna Sewell

Vackra Svarten (1877) 17,955 exemplar
Black Beauty (Classic Starts) (1982) — Författare — 324 exemplar
Black Beauty/Book and Necklace (1994) 87 exemplar
Black Beauty Coloring Book (1996) 54 exemplar
Greatest Horse Stories (1999) 27 exemplar
Black Beauty (Pocket Classics) (1984) 14 exemplar
The Annotated Black Beauty (1989) 11 exemplar
Siyah Inci (2008) 6 exemplar
Black Beauty Illustrated (2019) 4 exemplar
Black Beauty (Abridged) (1982) 4 exemplar
Black Beauty Anna Sewell 1951 Whitman Publishing Company (1777) — Författare — 3 exemplar
Black beauty (1877) — Författare — 3 exemplar
Big Big Favorite Stories (1946) 2 exemplar
Black Beauty. Dean edition (1960) 2 exemplar
Lucile 2 exemplar
Schwarzes Fohlen Hurrikan (1973) 1 exemplar
UYR LEVEL-2 BLACK BEAUTY (2011) 1 exemplar
Black Beauty (1988) 1 exemplar
VIDEO Black Beauty 1 exemplar
Sleeping Beauty (1952) 1 exemplar
SWART GLORIE 1 exemplar
Black beauty (2011) 1 exemplar
Black Company 1 exemplar
Melnais Skaistulis : romāns (1998) 1 exemplar
Černý krasavec 1 exemplar
Černý hřebec 1 exemplar
Fagri Blakkur 1 exemplar
Black Beauty: Pop-up Bk (1980) 1 exemplar
Siyah Inci-Kisaltilmis Metin (2019) 1 exemplar
O Cavalo Preto Livro 1 (1997) 1 exemplar
Zwarte Prins 1 exemplar
Black Beauty-CD 1 exemplar
Snug Corner Series 1 exemplar

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The Illustrated Treasury of Children's Literature, Volumes 1-2 (1955) — Bidragsgivare — 459 exemplar
Black Beauty [1994 film] (1994) — Original novel — 296 exemplar
The New Junior Classics Volume 07: The Animal Book (1938) — Bidragsgivare — 200 exemplar
The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 09: Call of Adventure (1900) — Bidragsgivare — 152 exemplar
Anna Sewell's Black Beauty: The Graphic Novel (2005) — Original novel — 126 exemplar
Horse Tales (1976) — Bidragsgivare — 74 exemplar
Richard Adams's Favorite Animal Stories (1979) — Bidragsgivare — 72 exemplar
Key Words Reading Scheme: The Open Door to Reading (1967) — Bidragsgivare — 48 exemplar
The Junior Classics Volume 08: Animal and Nature Stories (1912) — Bidragsgivare — 42 exemplar
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold (1989) — Bidragsgivare — 39 exemplar
Great Horse Stories (2010) — Bidragsgivare — 9 exemplar
The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Horse Stories (1999) — Bidragsgivare — 3 exemplar
Courage of Black Beauty [1957 film] — Original book — 2 exemplar


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Quaker Burial Ground, Lammas, Norfolk, England, UK
Land (för karta)
England, UK
Yarmouth, England, UK
Old Catton, Norfolk, England, UK
Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, UK (birth)
Old Catton, Norfolk, England, UK (death)
Wick, England, UK
Dalton, England, UK
Lancing, West Sussex, England, UK
Brighton, Sussex, England, UK
at home
Sewell, Mrs. Mary (mother)
Kort biografi
Anna Sewell was the daughter of popular English poet and children's writer Mary Sewell and her husband Isaac, devout Quakers. Anna was disabled as the result of a childhood injury and was confined to home for much of her life. She helped edit her mother's works. In 1845, the family moved to Lancing in West Sussex, and it may have been here, with the acquisition of a pony chaise, that Anna developed her love of horses. Her only published novel was Black Beauty (1877), but its lasting fame and popularity is so great as to make her one of the all-time bestselling writers. It was published when she was 57 years old, and she died five months later.




A horse's life can be filled with love and tenderness. It can also be filled with meanness and cruelty. Black Beauty learns both sides of life in this classic tale by Anna Sewell.
PlumfieldCH | 2 andra recensioner | Mar 10, 2024 |
AnkaraLibrary | 206 andra recensioner | Feb 29, 2024 |
Black Beauty is a well told, heart-wrenching story. No wonder it’s a classic. I think it was read to me as a child, so I knew I would shed tears. At times it’s almost too heart-wrenching to read. Yes, it’s very Victorian in its concerns (but not sententious) and utterly anthropomorphic in the telling, but it works as well as it did in 1877. If it was just a didactic piece condemning the bearing rein, it would probably have faded into oblivion. It is about our approach to the world in the face of economic pressure and the importance of calling out what is wrong when we see it. This is a great story that cleverly enfolds other stories (Ginger’s story and the Old Captain’s story) with profound consequences as to how animals (all creatures) are perceived by humans.

Somewhere I kept a newspaper clipping about how the men of the Australian Light Horse were ordered to shoot their horses after WW1 ended because the army could not afford to bring them back from the theatres of war in Europe and the Middle East. Most of the cavalry men found this harder and more tragic than anything they’d encountered in the fighting.
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simonpockley | 206 andra recensioner | Feb 25, 2024 |



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