A New-England tale : or, Sketches of New England character and manners (Book, 1995) [WorldCat.org]
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A New-England tale : or, Sketches of New England character and manners

Author: Catharine Maria Sedgwick; Cathy N Davidson; Victoria Clements; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: Early American women writers.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Early American Women Writers series offers rare works of fiction by eighteenth- and nineteenth-century women, each reprinted in its entirety, each with a foreword by General Editor Cathy N. Davidson, who places the novel in a historical and literary perspective. Written in 1822, A New-England Tale is the first of the many novels, tales, and short magazine pieces Catharine Sedgwick published during her lifetime.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catharine Maria Sedgwick; Cathy N Davidson; Victoria Clements; Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
ISBN: 0195093275 9780195093278
OCLC Number: 31434660
Description: xxxii, 168 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Early American women writers.
Other Titles: Sketches of New England character and manners
Responsibility: Catharine Maria Sedgwick ; edited and with an introduction by Victoria Clements ; foreword by Cathy N. Davidson.
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A novel writen in 1822 concerning the moral and religious development of a young orphan girl in rural New England. An intriguing sketch of the social, political, and religious climate of early  Read more...

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"This is a wonderful read..."--Gregory S. Jackson, University of Arizona"A detailed, well-edited introduction by Victoria Clements makes this...a refreshing, informative classroom Read more...

 
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