Hope Leslie (1827), set within the seventeenth-century New England, is a unique that pressured readers to confront the implications of the Puritans’ subjugation and displacement of the indigenous Indian inhabitants at a time while contemporaries have been challenging nonetheless extra land from the Cherokees, the Chickasaws, and the Choctaws.
"This good-looking reprint ... makes on hand after many many years the hot Englander's story of seventeeth-century Puritans, and their kin with the indigenous Indian population." -- Nineteeth-Century Literature
" a wonderfully conceived variation of Sedwick's old romance. hugely recommended." --Choice
"Develop(s) the connections among patriarchal authority in the Puritan nation and its coverage of dispossessing and exterminating Indians. the various historical past it envisions explicitly hyperlink white ladies and Indians and elaborates a communal inspiration of liberty at odds with the individualistic idea which predominated in American culture." -- Legacy
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