The Tale of Beatrix Potter - Chapter 7, The Fairy Caravan Summary & Analysis

Margaret Lane
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Only Johnny Town-Mouse, written in 1918, can be compared to the works of Beatrix's golden decade of writing. Beatrix's marriage refocuses her; her life was about farming and she did as she pleased. Beatrix ran several farms, had lots of capital and became interested in sheep. The life was demanding and satisfying. During World War I, she tended to farming herself. But even without the war, she probably would not have continued writing. In 1927, when a fan visited her, he discovered that she did not plan on any new writing. Yet she did publish The Fairy Caravan exclusively for her American friends as the work was too autobiographical for the English public. Chapter Seven focuses on the odd details of its publication and how it reflected the intimate details of Beatrix's life.

As seen earlier, Beatrix had a lonely and...

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