A passionate usefulness : the life and literary labors of Hannah Adams /
by Schmidt, Gary D.Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2004Description: x, 454 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0813922720 (acid-free paper).Subject(s): Adams, Hannah, 1755-1831 | Women and literature -- History -- 18th century. -- New England | Women and literature -- History -- 19th century. -- New England | Historians -- Biography. -- New England | Authors, American -- Biography. -- 18th century | Authors, American -- Biography. -- 19th century | New England -- Historiography | New England -- BiographyOnline resources: Table of contents
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Epoka University Library
|PS 1004 .A37 .Z88 2004 (Browse shelf)||Available|
Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-442) and index.
With gloomy prospects before me -- The strength and vivacity of her understanding -- An alphabetical compendium -- Gloomy in my situation -- The benefit of his patronage -- A view of religions -- Efforts of a female pen -- Obliged to lay aside reading -- A summary history of New-England -- Ancient histories of New-England -- Modern information -- Truth and the facts of history -- A new view of religions -- The truth and excellence of the Christian religion exhibited -- Avowing her firm belief -- To make some new acquaintance -- Ruinous competition -- Abridgement of the history of New-England -- Her alluring and powerful assistance -- Corrections and additions -- The parties in this controversy -- Business out of the female line -- I wish to learn the truth of this report -- The undefined nature of the claims -- I shall avail myself of the information -- The history of the Jews -- The exact fulfillment -- Any written communication -- The amount of compensation -- The "painful affair" ended -- I know I am very awkward -- A dictionary of all religions and religious denominations -- Attention awakened -- You are at the head quarters -- Letters on the Gospels -- Not alone in her exertions -- Affection fervent and enthusiastic -- A memoir of Miss Hannah Adams -- Willing to remain.