A New-England Tale; Or, Sketches of New-England Character by Catharine Maria Sedgwick,Victoria Clements,Cathy N. Davidson

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

The Early American ladies Writers sequence bargains infrequent works of fiction by way of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ladies, every one reprinted in its entirety, each one with a foreword by way of common Editor Cathy N. Davidson, who locations the unconventional in a ancient and literary viewpoint. Written in 1822, A New-England story is the 1st of the numerous novels, stories, and brief journal items Catharine Sedgwick released in the course of her lifetime. the tale of an orphan woman 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 presents a different examine the spiritual and social weather at this significant interval in America's nationwide improvement. Addressing some of the advanced spiritual, 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.

Show description

Read or Download A New-England Tale; Or, Sketches of New-England Character and Manners (Early American Women Writers) PDF

Best classic literary fiction books

A New-England Tale (Penguin Classics)

Jane Elton, orphaned as a tender woman, is going to stay along with her aunt Mrs. Wilson, a egocentric and overbearing lady who practices a repressive Calvinism. of their rural New England village, Jane grows up craving to wreck loose from Mrs. Wilson's tyranny and locate her position as a citizen of the evolving American Republic.

Three Famous Short Novels: Spotted Horses Old Man The Bear (Vintage International)

“You can't swim for brand new horizons till you may have braveness to lose sight of the shore. ” —William Faulkner These brief works provide 3 various ways to Faulkner, every one consultant of his paintings as an entire. noticed Horses is a hilarious account of a horse public sale, and pits the “cold practicality” of ladies opposed to the boyish folly of guys.

Gilgi (Neversink)

The stirring, never-before-translated tale of a unmarried, pregnant, and wickedly nervy younger secretary making her method via a Germany succumbing to the Nazis. Irmgard Keun's first novel Gilgi used to be an in a single day sensation upon its preliminary e-book in Germany, promoting millions of copies, inspiring a number of imitators, and making Keun a family name—a recognition that was once in simple terms heightened whilst, many years later, the nervy Keun sued the Gestapo for blockading her royalties.

La nieve estaba sucia (Narrativa del Acantilado nº 238) (Spanish Edition)

Los angeles acción de esta novela se sitúa en una casa de citas de una ciudad europea bajo l. a. ocupación nazi. Con l. a. degradación ethical, se nos presenta en toda su crudeza el poder contagioso e invasor de los angeles abyección, así como l. a. escisión entre l. a. llamada del abismo y los angeles aspiración a una pureza excellent. los angeles novela nos acabará revelando a un héroe o a un loco insensible, que acepta el castigo como un rescate.

Additional info for A New-England Tale; Or, Sketches of New-England Character and Manners (Early American Women Writers)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.11 of 5 – based on 44 votes