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

The Early American girls Writers sequence bargains infrequent works of fiction via eighteenth- and nineteenth-century girls, each one reprinted in its entirety, every one with a foreword via common Editor Cathy N. Davidson, who locations the unconventional in a old and literary viewpoint. 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 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 offers a distinct examine the non secular and social weather at this significant interval in America's nationwide improvement. Addressing a few of the complicated non secular, political, and philosophical problems with the time, in addition to issues of the lady author, A New-England story is a vintage tale of a tender woman's ethical and fabric triumphs.

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