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Adeline Mowbray

by Amelia Opie

Adeline Mowbray, or, The Mother and Daughter is a novel by Amelia Opie that was published in 1804. Many of the heroine's experiences are based on the unconventional life of Mary Wollstonecroft, an acquaintance of Opie. In the novel, Opie explores what might happen when a woman's idealistic philosophical beliefs conflict with society's notions about female sexuality.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

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1804

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Amelia Opie

United Kingdom

Amelia Opie was an English author who published numerous novels in the Romantic period up to 1828. Opie was also a leading abolitionist in Norwich, England. Hers was the first of 187,000 names present...

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