Foster, Hannah Webster (1758 – 1840)

Foster, Hannah Webster

10 September 1758 – 17 April 1840

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Pertinent Archives:

The Huntington Library (letters to the Barlow family from Elizabeth Whitman, whose life was the basis for Foster’s The Coquette) (http://www.huntington.org/)

The University of Virginia Library, Early American Fiction Collection (miscellaneous) (http://etext.virginia.edu/eaf/authors/hwf.htm)

 

 

Legacy References:

 

Cowell, Pattie. “Review of Janet Carey Eldred and Peter Mortensen’s Imagining Rhetoric: Composing Women of the Early United States.” Legacy 21.1 (2004): 100-01. [LION]

Nelson, Robert K. “Review of Ivy Schweitzer’s Perfecting Friendship: Politics and Affiliation in Early American Literature.” Legacy 25.1 (2008): 164-66. [LION]

Pettengill, Claire C. Legacy Profile: “Hannah Webster Foster, 1758-1840.” Legacy 12.2 (1995): 133-41.

Vetere, Lisa M. “Review of Karen A. Weyler’s Intricate Relations: Sexual and Economic Desire in American Fiction, 1789-1814.”Legacy 23.2 (2006): 200-01. [LION]

Weyler, Karen A. “Marriage, Coverture, and the Companionate Ideal in The Coquette and Dorval.” Legacy 26.1 (2009): 1-25. [MUSE][GW] [LION]

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