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Gilbert Imlay

Wil Verhoeven

Gilbert Imlay

Citizen of the World

by Wil Verhoeven

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Pickering & Chatto Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • 1754?-1828?,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Biography,
  • Imlay, Gilbert,,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11952566M
    ISBN 101851968598
    ISBN 109781851968596

    The American Gilbert Imlay is best known to readers of British Romanticism as the cad who abandoned Mary Wollstonecraft, the founding mother of modern feminism, and whose philandering drove her to attempt suicide (twice). as well as all the natives.”10 In the early pages of the book, Imlay recounts with evident disgust the attempts by the. Gilbert Imlay. Penguin, Apr 1, - Fiction - pages. 0 Reviews. Imlay’s delightful epistolary adventure of , set on the American frontier, was one of the first American novels. The trials of an emigrant family in the Ohio River Valley of Kentucky contrast the decadence of Europe with the utopian promise of the American West.

      A biography of the American Gilbert Imlay (c - c ), revolutionary war veteran - and infamous lover of Mary Wollstonecraft. It also highlights how Imlay unwittingly acted as an intermediary between figures of greater significance, whose ideas, ambitions and schemes he frequently borrowed and disseminated across the Atlantic and : Taylor And Francis. Gilbert Imlay Gilbert Imlay is the author of books such as A Topographical Description Of the Western Territory Of North America. Books by Gilbert Imlay. A Topographical Description Of the Western Territory Of North America. The Emigrants. The Emigrants, Andc, Or, the History Of an Expatriated Family.

    Buy A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America; Containing a Succinct Account of Its Climate, Natural History, Population, Agriculture, Manners and Customs Volume 1 of 2 by Gilbert Imlay online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.   After two ill-fated affairs, with Henry Fuseli and Gilbert Imlay (by whom she had a daughter, Fanny Imlay), Wollstonecraft married the philosopher William Godwin, one of the forefathers of the anarchist movement; they had one daughter, Mary Godwin (later Mary Shelley), who would go on to author Frankenstein. Wollstonecraft died at the age of.


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In her biography of the late 18 century feminist, Claire Tomalin described Wollstonecraft's naivity in the affair as unfathomable and debunks his supposed attractions. One feminist, Cynthia Richards, clearly exasperated by the man, entitled her essay 'Why Mary Wollstonecraft fell in love with that cad, Gilbert Imlay'.Cited by: 9.

The American Gilbert Imlay is best known to readers of British Romanticism as the cad who abandoned Mary Wollstonecraft, the founding mother of modern feminism, and whose Gilbert Imlay book drove her to attempt suicide (twice)/5(2).

A biography of the American Gilbert Imlay (c - c ), revolutionary war veteran - and infamous lover of Mary Wollstonecraft. It also highlights how Imlay unwittingly acted as an intermediary between figures of greater significance, whose ideas, ambitions and schemes he frequently borrowed and disseminated across the Atlantic and continents.

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By Wil Verhoeven. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 30 September Pub. location London. Imprint by: 9. Penguin Books Australia A Penguin Random House Company.

Penguin Books New Zealand A Penguin Random House Company. Imlay’s delightful epistolary adventure ofset on the American frontier, was one of the first American novels. The trials of an emigrant family in the Ohio River Valley of Kentucky contrast the decadence of Europe with the utopian promise of the American West.

Published by Wollstonecraft's career-long publisher, Joseph Johnson, it was the last work issued during her lifetime. Wollstonecraft undertook her tour of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark in order to retrieve a stolen treasure ship for her lover, Gilbert Imlay.

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Gilbert Imlay (Author of The Love Letters of Mary Wollstonecraft to Gilbert Imlay)/5. This monograph is the first book-length biography of the American Gilbert Imlay (cc), revolutionary war veteran, land-jobber, travel-writer, novelist, entrepreneur, agent provocateur – and infamous lover of Mary Wollstonecraft.

Mary Wollstonecraft arrived in France alone but soon met Gilbert Imlay, an American adventurer. Mary Wollstonecraft, like many of the foreign visitors in France, realized quickly that the Revolution was creating danger and chaos for everyone, and moved with Imlay to a house in the suburbs of Paris.

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