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By Charlotte Lennox Ruth Perry Susan Carlile | Comments: ( 940 ) | Date: ( Jul 18, 2019 )

A pioneer in the tradition of English women s fiction, Charlotte Lennox was valued friend to both Samuel Richardson and Samuel Johnson and a major influence on Jane Austen The heroine of Charlotte Lennox s Henrietta is a young Englishwoman who resists her aunt s pressure to convert to Catholicism and is set adrift in London society But unlike many of her passive, vulneraA pioneer in the tradition of English women s fiction, Charlotte Lennox was valued friend to both Samuel Richardson and Samuel Johnson and a major influence on Jane Austen The heroine of Charlotte Lennox s Henrietta is a young Englishwoman who resists her aunt s pressure to convert to Catholicism and is set adrift in London society But unlike many of her passive, vulnerable contemporaries in fiction, the admirable Henrietta makes her way in the world relying on her own cleverness, conviction, and wit This groundbreaking work of satire and human folly is republished here in a fully annotated modern edition.


  • Title: Henrietta
  • Author: Charlotte Lennox Ruth Perry Susan Carlile
  • ISBN: 9780813191904
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Charlotte Lennox Ruth Perry Susan Carlile

Charlotte Ramsay Lennox born c 1730 was a British author and poet of the 18th century She is most famous now as the author of The Female Quixote and for her association with Samuel Johnson, Joshua Reynolds, and Samuel Richardson, but she had a long career and wrote poetry, prose, and drama.



Comments Henrietta

  • kasia

    De-lightful. It's rare to read a novel whose didacticism you actually find pleasure in. A key component is the wicked satire and wit of it - moralistic it may be, but humorless it is not. But it's also a rare case where a heroine's virtue is actually endearing. I think this is largely because, unlike so many 18th century female characters, she's got common sense, wit, and a healthy dose of moxy. She does burst into tears occasionally, but you can hardly blame her, given the frustrations and trav [...]


  • Kevin

    Henrietta is a sensible girl who is put in a bad situation. She doesn't have enough money to support her status or find a 'good match.' Her adventures paint a fascinating picture of the life of an intelligent mid-18th century woman. Henrietta can come off as a bit aloof, but the novel provides enough to make her an interesting protagonist. As one of the novels that influenced Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice is a line from this book), this book is a must read for her fans and anyone curious abou [...]


  • Selene

    "A female free thinker was, in [Henrietta's:] opinion, so shocking a character that she would have much rather seen it the object of abhorrence than mirth." Another story of unprotected females let loose on the world. Perfect beaching read, if you're a complete weirdo (note the sand wearing grooves in the binding of my copy).


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