Eliza Haywood

The Fortunate Foundlings


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A story of love and adventure, following the fortunes of a young man and woman each trying to make their way in the wide world. Horatio and …

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 1


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The flirtations of a rich young maiden, Miss Betsy Thoughtless with several suitors, as she alienates the right man by refusing to take the …

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 3


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Betsy Thoughtless is about marriage, rather than dealing with courrtship and thus differs from the type of domestic writing that would devel…

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 2


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This has been said to be the first female development novel in English. Betsy leaves her emotionally and financially abusive husband Munden …

The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 4


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Betsy Thoughtless is about an intelligent and strong-willed woman who marries under pressure from the society in which she lives. Betsy lear…