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Female Quixotism Exhibited in the Romantic Opinions and Extravagant Adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon (Two Volumes in One) by Tabith Gilman Tenney

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Written in English


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ISBN 100404173977
ISBN 109780404173975

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  Published in , Tabitha Tenney's novel, "Female Quixotism" is at times an amusing, satiric, and profoundly melancholic work. Written in the popular 18th century strain of novels with a moral aesthetic, whose purpose is social and moral corrective, "Female Quixotism" positions itself in the discourse of the dangers of novel reading, especially for young women/5(4). Ranging from serious cautionary tales about moral corruption to amusing and trenchant social satire, these books provide today's reader with a unique window into the earliest American popular fiction and way of life. First published in , Female Quixotism is a boisterous, rollicking anti-romance and literary satire. It takes place in the Price: $ Female Quixotism: Exhibited In The Romantic Opinions And Extravagant Adventures Of Dorcasina Sheldon, Volume 1 [Tenney, Tabitha] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Female Quixotism: Exhibited In The Romantic Opinions And Extravagant Adventures . Female Quixotism: Exhibited in the Romantic Opinions and Extravagant Adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon [Hardcover] [Tabitha Gilman Tenney] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Female Quixotism: Exhibited in the Romantic Opinions and Extravagant Adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon [Hardcover]/5(4).

Female Quixotism Exhibited in the Romantic Opinions and Extravagant Adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon Tabitha Gilman Tenney Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Jean Nienkamp, Andrea Collins, and Foreword by Cathy N. Davidson.   Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Female Quixotism: Exhibited in the Romantic Opinions and Extravagant Adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Addeddate Pages:   Tabitha Gilman Tenney’s Female Quixotism is set in an unnamed town in Pennsylvania, United States during the nineteenth century. The plot focuses on a woman named Dorcas Sheldon, who renames herself as Dorcasina, and her quest for love. As the title suggests, Dorcasina’s character is much like Miguel de Cervantes’ character, Don Quixote. The following entry presents criticism of Lennox's novel The Female Quixote; or, The Adventures of Arabella (). Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote is part imitation of and part commentary.

Female Quixotism: Exhibited in the Romantic Opinions and Extravagant Adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon, Volume 1. Tabitha Tenney. This book was a best seller for 50 years. And was reprinted 5 times. And then in the 's was reprinted again, and prefaced by feminst s: 1. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tenney, Tabitha, Female quixotism. Delmar, N.Y.: Scholar's Facsimiles & Reprints, (OCoLC) Literary historian F. L. Patee has described Female Quixotism () as the most popular novel written in America prior to the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin in Female Quixotism went through at least five editions and was still in print when Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote her landmark book. Let me be honest; The Female Quixote was a huge struggle to get through. Only the fact that I'd decided that I was going to finish this book and review it, kept me from putting it away. Frustratingly, this wasn't because the story as such was bad or the writing was shoddy, it was because Lennox's protagonist Arabella does what she is meant to do too well/5.