The Emigrants

The Emigrants


Editor: Amanda Gilroy
Editor: W. M. Verhoeven

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140436723
  • 368 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Imlay’s delightful epistolary adventure of 1793, set on the American frontier, was one of the first American novels. The trials of an emigrant family in the Ohio River Valley of Kentucky contrast the decadence of Europe with the utopian promise of the American West. Its sensational love plots also dramatize the novel’s surprising feminist allegiances.

The Emigrants

The Emigrants

Gilbert Imlay, Editor: Amanda Gilroy, Editor: W. M. Verhoeven

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