Pembroke by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

Pembroke by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman. 1971 College University Press edition (c/r 1894) Masterworks of Literature Series, 254 pages. Freeman's work focused on the lives of lower classes, particularly women, in New England, and the effect of Puritanism on people's character. Pembroke was Freeman's second novel, and upon publication received praise from Kate Chopin: "the most profound, the most powerful piece of fiction of its kind that has ever come to the American press".

Condition: Jacket in good condition with chips and tears, clipped, book in VG condition, fading to boards

"No matter how miserable she was in consequence of her acquiescence with her father's will, she sternly persisted."

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