Hope Leslie: Or, Early Times In The Massachusetts (Penguin Classics)
Hope Leslie: or, Early Times in the Massachusetts (Penguin Classics)
Set in seventeenth-century New England in the aftermath of the Pequod War, Hope Leslie not only chronicles the role of women in building the republic but also refocuses the emergent national literature on the lives, domestic mores, and values of American women.
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"A splendid conceived edition of Sedgwick's historical romance." -- Choice
"Develops the connections between patriarchal authority within the Puritan State and its policy of dispossessing and exterminating Indians...." -- Legacy
"makes available after many decades the New Englander's tale of seventeenth-century Puritans and their relations with the indigenous Indian population." -- Nineteenth-Century Literature
During the 1800s, Catharine Sedgwick was considered one of the founding authors of American literature; unfortunately she was relegated to obscurity in...