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Title The female marine and related works : narratives of cross-dressing and urban vice in America's early republic / edited with an introduction by Daniel A. Cohen.

Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  818.20808 FEMA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 202 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-193) and index.
Contents Editions of The Female Marine and Related Works -- The Female Marine. Pt. 1. Narrative of Lucy Brewer. Pt. 2. Continuation of the Narrative of Lucy Brewer. Pt. 3. An Awful Beacon -- A Brief Reply to the Late Writings of Louisa Baker -- The Surprising Adventures of Almira Paul -- A Brief Account of ... The Boston Female Society for Missionary Purposes.
Summary Here is the first complete modern edition of THE FEMALE MARINE, a fictional cross-dressing trilogy originally published between 1815 and 1818. The alternately racy and moralistic narrative recounts the adventures of a young woman who serves as a man on the CONSTITUTION during the War of 1812. Daniel Cohen's Introduction situates the story in its literary and historical contexts. Illustrated.
Other author Cohen, Daniel A.
Subject Wright, N. Hill (Nathaniel Hill), 1787-1824 -- Authorship.
Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824.
American prose literature -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
American prose literature -- 1783-1850.
Women merchant mariners -- Fiction.
Popular literature -- New England.
City and town life -- Fiction.
Didactic fiction, American.
Women sailors -- Fiction.
Cross-dressers -- Fiction.
Prostitutes -- Fiction.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Literary form.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Women -- Fiction.
Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.
Other uniform title Female marine.
ISBN 1558491236 (cloth : alk. paper)
1558491244 (paperback: alk. paper)