Female quixotism : exhibited in the romantic opinions and extravagant adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon

by Tabitha Gilman Tenney

Other authorsCathy N. Davidson (Foreword), Jean Nienkamp (Editor), Andrea Collins (Editor)
Paperback, 1992

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New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.

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The hilarious adventures of a woman who believes everything she reads--and the only thing she reads is romance fiction. This early American novel is both more interesting and more accessible for a modern reader than Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote. And since Tenney's novel sticks with its misguided, self-styled heroine for her whole life, it's also both more affecting and more effective as a cautionary tale.… (more)

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1593
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