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Schmidt, Gary D.

A Passionate Usefulness

The Life and Literary Labors of Hannah Adams Gary D. Schmidt

In a literary environment dominated by men, the first American to earn a living as a writer and to establish a reputation on both sides of the Atlantic was, miraculously, a woman. Hannah Adams dared to enter—and in some ways was forced to enter—a sphere of literature that had, in eighteenth-century... More