The Power of Sympathy and The Coquette

The Power of Sympathy and The Coquette

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by William Wells Brown, Hannah Webster Foster
     
 

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Written in epistolary form and drawn from actual events, Brown’s The Power of Sympathy (1789) and Foster’s The Coquette (1797) were two of the earliest novels published in the United States. Both novels reflect the eighteenth-century preoccupation with the role of women as safekeepers of the young country’s

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Written in epistolary form and drawn from actual events, Brown’s The Power of Sympathy (1789) and Foster’s The Coquette (1797) were two of the earliest novels published in the United States. Both novels reflect the eighteenth-century preoccupation with the role of women as safekeepers of the young country’s morality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140434682
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
657,865
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.73(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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