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Jan 05, 1988
| ISBN 9780140390629
Jan 05, 1988
| ISBN 9781101221730
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Jan 05, 1988 | ISBN 9780140390629
Jan 05, 1988 | ISBN 9781101221730
One of the first American Gothic novels, Edgar Huntly (1787) mirrors the social and political temperaments of the postrevolutionary United States. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Charles Brockden Brown (1771–1810) was born to a merchant Quaker family in Philadelphia, and was educated at Robert Proud’s school. In his early twenties he committed himself to literature and avidly read the latest models from England and Europe—especially Rousseau, Bage,… More about Charles Brockden Brown
Edgar HuntlyIntroduction by Norman S. GraboSuggestions for Further ReadingA Note on the Text
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