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Views of Society and Manners in America

Published 1821
Author Wright, Frances
Pseudonym An Englishwoman
Title Views of Society and Manners in America; in a Series of Letters from that Country to a Friend in England, during the Years 1818, 1819, and 1820. By an Englishwoman.
Publisher’s imprint London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, Paternoster-Row. 1821.
Printer’s colophon Printed by A. and R. Spottiswoode, Printers-Street, London.
Format 8o; 1 vol.: pp. x. 523
Sources NSTC 2W33540
Copy inspected Google Harv
Notes

1) T.p. epigraph: [But mark the judgment of experienced Time, / Tutor of Nations! Akenside.]; from Mark Akenside, 'To the Country Gentlemen of England' (1758).

2) Dedicated ‘To Charles Wilkes, Esq. of New York’ [Charles Wilkes (1764-1833), New York banker, was nephew to John Wilkes, lord mayor of London, and emigrated to the US around 1782. He was first treasurer of the New York Historical Society from 1805 to 1818].

3) Editions: 1821, New York 1821, 1822(2nd).

4) Reviews: Monthly Repository 16.188 (Aug. 1821): 485-87; Literary Gaz. 1.32 (Sat., 11 Aug. 1821): 497-501; Saturday Mag. 1.6 (11 Aug. 1821): 138-41 [US]; British Critic 16 (Sept. 1821): 256-65; Literary and Scientific Repository 3.6 (1 Oct. 1821): 339-43; La Belle assemblée (Nov. 1821): 183-85; Kaleidoscope 2.74 (27 Nov. 1821): 166; Monthly Mag. 52.363 (Jan. 1822): 601-35; North American Rev. 34.9, n.s. (Jan. 1822): 15-26; Monthly Rev. 97 (Mar. 1822): 247-56; Quarterly Rev. 27.53 (Apr. 1822): 71-99; Cincinnati Literary Gaz. 2.25 (18 Dec. 1824): 193-94, cont. 2.26 (25 Dec. 1824): 201-02.

5) Full text links: Google

Genre Narrative letters
BTW record no. BTW1205
Region United States

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