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By Jane Yolen, Heidi E. Y. Stemple

Meet twenty-six of history's such a lot infamous girls. every one undesirable woman has a rotten recognition, yet there are aspects to each story. come to a decision even if Tituba used to be particularly a conspiring witch or simply a humble housemaid. study the facts stacked for and opposed to Lizzie Borden. And what made the brazen Cleopatra so dishonorable . . . or honorable? each one bankruptcy ends with comedian panels that includes caricatures of the authors discussing the ladies, with Heidi arguing because the prosecution and Jane arguing for context.

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The original Abbe-Eliza correspondence, cited as being among the John H. James Family papers, appears to be no longer a part of this collection (although a conversation with Eliza in Philadelphia is referenced in a letter of Ellen Bailey). The British poet Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans (1793–1835) published verse beginning in 1808, some volumes of which were issued by the reputable printer John Murray. She gained the attention of Percy Bysshe Shelley and William Wordsworth and was well known in both England and America.

1. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1930. 409–12. Print. Okker, Patricia. Our Sister Editors: Sarah J. Hale and the Tradition of Nineteenth-Century American Women Editors. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995. Print. -Apr. 1832): 107–8. American Periodical Series Online. Web. July 20, 2006. ” Godey’s Magazine and Lady’s Book Jan. 1846: 1–2. American Periodical Series Online. Web. July 19, 2006. , and Susan Belasco Smith, eds. Periodical Literature in Nineteenth-Century America. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1995.

They invite readers to consider multiple messages conveyed through a variety of genres in the antebellum marketplace. As these works invite readers to consider messages of the past, they encourage us also to contemplate the mixed modes of communication in our contemporary culture. Hart’s Female Prose Writers of America includes Leslie as the sec- ond author in the volume, following Catharine Maria Sedgwick. Since the sections on each author are neither alphabetical by last name nor chronological by birth date, the order of appearance suggests prestige or popularity.

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