By Catharine Maria Sedgwick,Victoria Clements,Cathy N. Davidson

ISBN-10: 0365324892

ISBN-13: 9780365324898

ISBN-10: 1330867831

ISBN-13: 9781330867839

The Early American girls Writers sequence bargains infrequent works of fiction through eighteenth- and nineteenth-century girls, every one reprinted in its entirety, each one with a foreword by means of basic Editor Cathy N. Davidson, who areas the unconventional in a historic and literary point of view. Written in 1822, A New-England story is the 1st of the various novels, stories, and brief journal items Catharine Sedgwick released in the course of her lifetime. the tale of an orphan lady in rural New England and the ethical trials she faces as she grows up, this early instance of the preferred nineteenth-century women's novel offers a different examine the spiritual and social weather at this important interval in America's nationwide improvement. Addressing some of the advanced non secular, political, and philosophical problems with the time, in addition to matters of the girl author, A New-England story is a vintage tale of a tender woman's ethical and fabric triumphs.

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