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Hannah Webster Foster (September 10, 1758 – April 17, 1840) was an American novelist. Her epistolary novel, The Coquette; or, The History of Eliza Wharton, was published anonymously in 1797.

Hannah Webster Foster (September 10, 1758 – April 17, 1840) was an American novelist. Although it sold well in the 1790s, it was not until 1866 that her name appeared on the title page.

Hannah Webster Foster's The Coquette is a 1797 American epistolary seduction novel and a roman à clef about the death of Elizabeth Whitman (fictionally re-christened Eliza Wharton).

Hannah Webster Foster's The Coquette is a 1797 American epistolary seduction novel and a roman à clef about the death of Elizabeth Whitman (fictionally re-christened Eliza Wharton), a woman of the Connecticut gentry who is impregnated by a married man and who then dies in a tavern after giving birth to his stillborn child. A fun fact: Whitman's seducer may have been the grandson of the Great Awakening divine, Jonathan Edwards-a possibility that Foster leaves unmentioned

The Coquette - Hannah Webster Foster. The Coquette; or, The History of Eliza Wharton, was based on a true, contemporary story of a woman who was seduced by an unknown suitor and became pregnant at a time when this equaled ruin for women in society.

The Coquette - Hannah Webster Foster. Or, The History of Eliza Wharton. Hannah webster foster. Dover publications, inc. Mineola, New York. Through a series of letters ranging in subjects from friendship and marriage to financial security and social standing, certain injustices are revealed within a culture that offered very limited opportunities for women.

LibriVox recording of The Coquette, Or The History of Eliza Wharton by Hannah Webster Foster. Read in English by volunteer readers. The classic early American epistolary novel about the seduction and ruin of a passionate young woman

LibriVox recording of The Coquette, Or The History of Eliza Wharton by Hannah Webster Foster. The classic early American epistolary novel about the seduction and ruin of a passionate young woman. Summary by Jon Miller).

Hannah Webster Foster (1758–1840) wrote political articles for Boston newspapers and contributed to America's first literary magazine, The Monthly Anthology or Magazine of Polite Literature.

Her first novel, The Coquette, was reprinted several times in her lifetime.

The Coquette survives today as the most memorable of all the sentimental, "handkerchiefly" novels written somewhat apologetically by American women in the eighteenth century. It is surpassed in narrative power by only one other early American novel, Hugh Henry Brackenridge's picaresque Modern Chivalry.

The Coquette or, The History of Eliza Wharton is an epistolary novel by Hannah Webster Foster. It was published anonymously in 1797, and did not appear under the author's real name until 1856, 16 years after Foster's death

The Coquette or, The History of Eliza Wharton is an epistolary novel by Hannah Webster Foster. It was published anonymously in 1797, and did not appear under the author's real name until 1856, 16 years after Foster's death. It was one of the best-selling novels of its time and was reprinted eight times between 1824 and 1828.

The melancholy the gloom the condolence which surrounded me for a month after the death of Mr. Haly had depressed my spirits and palled every enjoyment of life. Mr. Haly was a man of worth¿a man of real and substantial merit. He is therefore deeply and justly regretted by his friends.

Comments: (2)

Kelezel
Loved this short novel, it was extremely well written and I really enjoyed the back and forth letter format
MOQ
Not a great printing at all. If you're using this for a class, I recommend springing for a more legitimate publisher.
The Coquette: The History of Eliza Wharton download epub
Author: Hannah Webster Foster
ISBN: 0554029642
Category: History
Language: English
Publisher: BiblioBazaar (February 14, 2007)
Pages: 184 pages