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Susanna Rowson  (c.1762-1824)


Brief Background Notes on Charlotte Temple

Excerpt from Jerome McGann's  The Poetics of Sensibility (Oxford U P, 1996) 
Four American Critics on Charlotte Temple
Teaching guide from the Heath Anthology site
Information from the Cambridge History (at bartleby.com)
Francis W. Halsey's historical and biographical introduction to the 1905 edition of Charlotte Temple proves extensive information on Rowson's life and the history of early New York as well as maps and other materials. 
Biographical information from learner.org

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Works Available Online
Charlotte Temple (full text) at Project Gutenberg  (New URL)
 Charlotte Temple: A Tale of Truth (Illustrated HTML of the first American edition from the University of Virginia)

Comments to D. Campbell.