Hope Leslie

Hope Leslie

or, Early Times in the Massachusetts

Written by:
Introduction by: Carolyn L. Karcher
Notes by: Carolyn L. Karcher

Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140436761
  • 448 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


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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Hope Leslie

Hope Leslie

Written by: Catharine Maria Sedgwick, Introduction by: Carolyn L. Karcher, Notes by: Carolyn L. Karcher