Hope Leslie, Or, Early Times in the Massachusetts

Hope Leslie, Or, Early Times in the Massachusetts

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by Catharine Maria Sedgwick
     
 

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Set in seventeenth-century New England, Hope Leslie (1827) portrays early American life and celebrates the role of women in building the republic. A counterpoint to the novels of James Fenimore Cooper, it challenges the conventional view of Indians, tackles interracial marriage and cross-cultural friendship, and claims for women their rightful place in history. At the…  See more details below

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Set in seventeenth-century New England, Hope Leslie (1827) portrays early American life and celebrates the role of women in building the republic. A counterpoint to the novels of James Fenimore Cooper, it challenges the conventional view of Indians, tackles interracial marriage and cross-cultural friendship, and claims for women their rightful place in history. At the center of the novel are two friends. Hope Leslie, a spirited thinker in a repressive Puritan society, fights for justice for the Indians and asserts the independence of women. Magawisca, the passionate daughter of a Pequot chief, braves her father's wrath to save a white man and risks her freedom to reunite Hope with her long-lost sister, captured as a child by the Pequots and now married to Magawisca's brother. Amply plotted, with unforgettable characters, Hope Leslie is a rich, compelling, deeply satisfying novel.

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ISBN-13:
2940026733606
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers Publishers
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
431 KB

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Hope Leslie, Or, Early Times in the Massachusetts 1.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is filled with typographical errors.
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missael hernandez More than 1 year ago
It starts out okay, but around 13 pages into it, it gets confusing because of so many typos. It has me guessing what words are and i dont even know who's who anymore.
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