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The Resource Elder Northfield's Home : or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar, a story of the Blighting Curse of Polygamy, A. Jennie Bartlett ; edited and with an introduction by Nicole Tonkovich

Elder Northfield's Home : or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar, a story of the Blighting Curse of Polygamy, A. Jennie Bartlett ; edited and with an introduction by Nicole Tonkovich

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Elder Northfield's Home : or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar, a story of the Blighting Curse of Polygamy
Title
Elder Northfield's Home
Title remainder
or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar, a story of the Blighting Curse of Polygamy
Statement of responsibility
A. Jennie Bartlett ; edited and with an introduction by Nicole Tonkovich
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Author
Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "The practice of plural marriage, commonly known as polygamy, stirred intense controversy in postbellum America until 1890, when the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints first officially abolished the practice. Elder Northfield's Home, published by A. Jennie Bartlett in 1882, is both a staunchly antipolygamy novel and a call for the sentimental repatriation of polygamy's victims. Her book traces the fate of a virtuous and educated English immigrant woman, Marion Wescott, who marries a Mormon elder, Henry Northfield. Shocked when her husband violates his promise not to take a second wife, Marion attempts to flee during the night, toddler son in her arms, pulling her worldly possessions in his toy wagon. She returns to her husband, however, and the balance of the novel traces the effects of polygamy on Marion, Henry, and their children; their eventual rejection of plural marriage; and their return to a normal and healthy family structure. Nicole Tonkovich's critical introduction includes both historical contextualization and comments on selected primary documents, providing a broader look at the general public's reception of the practice of polygamy in the nineteenth century."--
  • "Nineteenth-century novel that advocates the abolition of plural marriage in the Mormon religion and the repatriation of former practitioners by tracing the marital misfortunes of a Mormon convert"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Switzer, Jennie Bartlett
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tonkovich, Nicole
Series statement
Legacies of Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mormons
  • Marriage
  • Polygamy
  • Utah
  • FICTION
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • RELIGION
  • FICTION
  • Marriage
  • Mormons
  • Polygamy
  • Utah
  • Utah
  • Marriage
  • Mormons
  • Polygamy
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Elder Northfield's Home : or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar, a story of the Blighting Curse of Polygamy, A. Jennie Bartlett ; edited and with an introduction by Nicole Tonkovich
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
""Cover""; ""Series Page""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Editor�s Introduction""; ""A Note on the Text""; ""Elder Northfield�s Home; or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter 1""; ""Chapter 2""; ""Chapter 3""; ""Chapter 4""; ""Chapter 5""; ""Chapter 6""; ""Chapter 7""; ""Chapter 8""; ""Chapter 9""; ""Chapter 10""; ""Chapter 11""; ""Chapter 12""; ""Chapter 13""; ""Chapter 14""; ""Chapter 15""; ""Chapter 16""; ""Chapter 17""; ""Chapter 18""; ""Notes""; ""About A. Jennie Bartlett""; ""About Nicole Tonkovich""; ""Series List""
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ocn898279495
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803274051
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d9jxr4
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898279495
Label
Elder Northfield's Home : or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar, a story of the Blighting Curse of Polygamy, A. Jennie Bartlett ; edited and with an introduction by Nicole Tonkovich
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
""Cover""; ""Series Page""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Editor�s Introduction""; ""A Note on the Text""; ""Elder Northfield�s Home; or, Sacrificed on the Mormon Altar""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter 1""; ""Chapter 2""; ""Chapter 3""; ""Chapter 4""; ""Chapter 5""; ""Chapter 6""; ""Chapter 7""; ""Chapter 8""; ""Chapter 9""; ""Chapter 10""; ""Chapter 11""; ""Chapter 12""; ""Chapter 13""; ""Chapter 14""; ""Chapter 15""; ""Chapter 16""; ""Chapter 17""; ""Chapter 18""; ""Notes""; ""About A. Jennie Bartlett""; ""About Nicole Tonkovich""; ""Series List""
Control code
ocn898279495
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803274051
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d9jxr4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)898279495

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