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A New-England Tale (New)

(Paperback - Jul 2003)
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Overview

Jane Elton, orphaned as a young girl, goes to live with her aunt Mrs. Wilson, a selfish and overbearing woman who practices a repressive Calvinism. In their rural New England village, Jane grows up yearning to break free from Mrs. Wilson's tyranny and find her place as a citizen of the evolving American Republic. She is helped by her encounters with characters who embody various shadings of moral, religious, and civic virtue: the affectionate servant Mary Hull, a pious Methodist; Mr. Lloyd, a kind Quaker; Crazy Bet, emotional, sympathetic, but deeply unstable; and Old John, bereaved but wise. Ultimately, A New-England Tale is about the connection between parenting and governing, and the key role women play in shaping a fledgling nation.

Details

  • SKU: 9780142437124
  • SKU10: 0142437123
  • Title: A New-England Tale
  • Series: Penguin Classics
  • Qty Remaining Online: 2
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Date Published: Jul 2003
  • Edition Description: New
  • Pages: 199
  • Weight lbs: 0.38
  • Dimensions: 7.74" L x 6.36" W x 0.55" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Ikids, Bibliography
  • Category: GENERAL INTEREST
  • Subject: Classics

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