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Gates Ajar

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ISBN-10: 0143133918

ISBN-13: 9780143133919

Edition: 2019

Authors: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Claudia Stokes, Elizabeth Duquette

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For the first time in Penguin Classics, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's bestselling Civil War classic Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's 1868 Reconstruction-era novel The Gates Ajar, in its portrait of inconsolable grief following the American Civil War, helped to shape enduring American ideas about heaven and demonstrated that for American women, the war didn't simply end at Appomattox. When Mary Cabot loses her beloved brother, Union soldier Royal, in the war, she feels as though she will never feel peace again until the arrival of her widowed aunt Winifred. Sharing the wisdom that has comforted her through her grief, Winifred offers Mary a groundbreaking view of the afterlife: a place of loving…    
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/14/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.08" wide x 7.77" long x 0.49" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Claudia Stokes is associate professor of English at Trinity University in San Antonio. She is coeditor of American Literary Studies: A Methodological Reader.