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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. vis mere 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) vis mindre

Værker af Anna Sewell

Black Beauty (1877) 17,759 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Classic Starts) (1982) — Forfatter — 317 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Eyewitness Classics) (1656) 287 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Ladybird Classics) (1986) 129 eksemplarer
Black Beauty/Book and Necklace (1994) 86 eksemplarer
Black Beauty Coloring Book (1996) 54 eksemplarer
Black Beauty Young Folks' Edition (1877) 45 eksemplarer
Greatest Horse Stories (1999) 26 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Now Age Illus I Ser) (1973) 16 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Whitman Classics) (1955) 16 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Pocket Classics) (1984) 14 eksemplarer
The Annotated Black Beauty (1989) 11 eksemplarer
Black Beauty: Classic Collections (2010) 8 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Abridged Classics) (2019) 6 eksemplarer
Siyah Inci (2008) 5 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Abridged) (1982) 4 eksemplarer
Black Beauty Illustrated (2019) 4 eksemplarer
Scholastic Classics: Black Beauty (2015) 3 eksemplarer
Black Beauty (Classic Pop-Ups) (1990) 3 eksemplarer
Black Beauty Anna Sewell 1951 Whitman Publishing Company (1777) — Forfatter — 3 eksemplarer
Black beauty (1877) — Forfatter — 3 eksemplarer
Big Big Favorite Stories (1946) 2 eksemplarer
Lucile 2 eksemplarer
Black Beauty. Dean edition (1960) 2 eksemplarer
IIC BLACK BEAUTY, NULL 2 eksemplarer
VIDEO Black Beauty 1 eksemplar
O Cavalo Preto Livro 1 (1997) 1 eksemplar
הסיח השחור 1 eksemplar
Siyah Inci-Kisaltilmis Metin (2019) 1 eksemplar
Black Beauty (1988) 1 eksemplar
SWART GLORIE 1 eksemplar
UYR LEVEL-2 BLACK BEAUTY (2011) 1 eksemplar
Fagri Blakkur 1 eksemplar
Sleeping Beauty (1952) 1 eksemplar
Schwarzes Fohlen Hurrikan (1973) 1 eksemplar
Black Beauty: Pop-up Bk (1980) 1 eksemplar
Black Beauty-CD 1 eksemplar
Melnais Skaistulis : romāns (1998) 1 eksemplar
Black Company 1 eksemplar
Černý krasavec 1 eksemplar
Černý hřebec 1 eksemplar
Zwarte Prins 1 eksemplar
Snug Corner Series 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Black Beauty [1994 film] (1994) — Original novel — 290 eksemplarer
The New Junior Classics Volume 07: The Animal Book (1938) — Bidragyder — 201 eksemplarer
The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 09: Call of Adventure (1900) — Bidragyder — 150 eksemplarer
Anna Sewell's Black Beauty: The Graphic Novel (2005) — Original novel — 126 eksemplarer
Horse Tales (1976) — Bidragyder — 74 eksemplarer
Richard Adams's Favorite Animal Stories (1979) — Bidragyder — 71 eksemplarer
Key Words Reading Scheme: The Open Door to Reading (1967) — Bidragyder — 46 eksemplarer
The Junior Classics Volume 08: Animal and Nature Stories (1912) — Bidragyder — 41 eksemplarer
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold (1989) — Bidragyder — 38 eksemplarer
Great Horse Stories (2010) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Horse Stories (1999) — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Courage of Black Beauty [1957 film] — Original book — 2 eksemplarer

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Quaker Burial Ground, Lammas, Norfolk, England, UK
Land (til kort)
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
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Sewell, Mrs. Mary (mother)
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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.




AnkaraLibrary | 205 andre anmeldelser | 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 | 205 andre anmeldelser | Feb 25, 2024 |
473 / 8 - 'Ενα παιδικό βιβλίο που περιγράφει τις περιπέτειες ενός αλόγου μέσα από τις συμπεριφορές κάθε καινούργιου ιδιοκτήτη του. Υπάρχουν άλλοι που του συμπεριφέρονται καλά και άλλοι άσχημα .
Στο τέλος καταλήγει με τον αγαπημένο του Τζο Γκριν
Will_Trent | 205 andre anmeldelser | Jan 30, 2024 |



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