Publisher description for Hope Leslie, or, Early times in the Massachusetts / Catharine Maria Sedgwick ; edited and with an introduction and notes by Carolyn L. Karcher.


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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.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.
Women -- Massachusetts -- Fiction.