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Charlotte Temple by Mrs. Susanna (Haswell) Rowson

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


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Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9841523M
ISBN 101419112694
ISBN 109781419112690

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Charlotte Temple, a "best seller" that went through more than editions, was the most popular American novel until Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's tells of a beautiful English girl who at the age of 15 is courted by and runs away with a British lieutenant named Montraville/5. Jun 16,  · Charlotte Temple [Rowson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is a replica, produced from digital images of the original. It was scanned at the University of Toronto Libraries and may contain defects4/5(18). Such were the parents of Charlotte Temple, who was the only pledge of their mutual love, and who, at the earnest entreaty of a particular friend, was permitted to finish the education her mother had begun, at Madame Du Pont's school, where we first introduced her to the acquaintance of the reader. Charlotte Temple was Susanna Rowson's second novel, and her first to receive financial success. The novel is a didactic melodrama, intended to teach young women how to behave honorably and avoid falling in with unsavory people, whether they be men set on seducing innocent girls, or fallen women looking to corrupt their younger Susanna Rowson.

This summary of Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included! We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth. Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth. By Mrs. Rowson. No cover image. Charlotte Temple: A . Mar 12,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. In Rowson published Charlotte. A Tale of Truth, today known as Charlotte Temple. When the novel was released in America, three years after its earlier English publication, the book became the first American "bestseller," ultimately going through two hundred editions.3/5(2).

Charlotte Temple is an 18th-century moralistic lesson to young girls, showing how an innocent schoolgirl is deceived into a life of misery and remorse in America. Charlotte Temple catches the eye of Lt. John Montraville on leave before joining the war effort in America. Oct 26,  · Charlotte Temple was so bad, I couldn't go to sleep until I had finished it. So many factors were working against Charlotte that I kept turning the pages to find out what happens to her. Yes, she does things that she knows she shouldn't do, but not-so-nice people also use her for their own gains/5. The first book, Charlotte Temple, was overwritten and melodramatic. Nonetheless, it was a bit of a romp as an example of the genre of Cautionary Tales for Young Women. The second book (both are really novellas), Lucy Temple, was far better.3/5. Wikipedia Book - Charlotte Temple. Download M4B (MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. Charlotte Temple. Susanna ROWSON ( - ) Charlotte Temple, a cautionary tale for young women, follows the unfortunate adventures of the eponymous heroine as she is seduced by a dashing soldier, Montraville. Influenced by both her lover and.