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Charlotte Temple

Author: Rowson, Mrs.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Susanna Rowson's most famous work is the story of an innocent British schoolgirl who takes the advice of her depraved French teacher-- with tragic consequences. Seduced by the dashing Lieutenant Montraville, who persuades her to move to America with him, the fifteen-year-old Charlotte leaves her adoring parents and makes the treacherous sea voyage to New York. In the land of opportunity, Charlotte is callously  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Didactic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rowson, Mrs., 1762-1824.
Charlotte Temple.
New York : Modern Library, 2004
(OCoLC)607195050
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rowson, Mrs.
ISBN: 0812971213 9780812971217
OCLC Number: 53292355
Notes: "Includes a Modern Library reading group guide"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: xxiv, 114 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Susanna Rowson ; introduction by Jane Smiley.
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Susanna Rowson's most famous work is the story of an innocent British schoolgirl who takes the advice of her depraved French teacher-- with tragic consequences. Seduced by the dashing Lieutenant Montraville, who persuades her to move to America with him, the fifteen-year-old Charlotte leaves her adoring parents and makes the treacherous sea voyage to New York. In the land of opportunity, Charlotte is callously abandoned by Montraville. Alone and pregnant with an illegitimate child, she valiantly fights to stave off poverty and ruin.

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