Quaker City: or The Monks of Monk Hall A Romance of Philadelphia Life, Mystery, and Crime

ISBN-10: 0870239716

ISBN-13: 9780870239717

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Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 632
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

David S. Reynolds is Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His books include Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography; John Brown, Abolitionist; Beneath the American Renaissance: The Subversive Imagination in the Age of Emerson and Melville; Mightier Than the Sword: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and the Battle for America; Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson; Walt Whitman; George Lippard; and Faith in Fiction: The Emergence of Religious Literature in America. Reynolds is the editor or coeditor of seven books, including Whitman's Leaves of Grass: The 150th Anniversary Edition, A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman, Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin: The Splendid Edition, and George Lippard's The Quaker City; or, The Monks of Monk Hall. He is the winner of the Bancroft Prize, the Christian Gauss Award, the Ambassador Book Award, the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Prize and has been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times Book Review.

Preface to This Edition
The Origin and Object of This Book
Mary, the Merchant's Daughter
The Wager in the Oyster-Cellar
Mary, the Merchant's Daughter
Byrnewood and Lorrimer
The Astrologer
Dora Livingstone
The Monks of Monk Hall
Mother Nancy and Long-Haired Bess
The Bride
The Bridal
The Tower Room
The Crime Without A Name
The Guilty Wife
The Dishonor
Fitz-Cowles at Home
The Forger
Fitz-Cowles and His Creditors
The Death Warrant
Dora Livingstone at Home
The Gold Watch
The Poison of Catharine De Medicis
The Council of War
Major Rappahannock Mulhill
The Dead-Vault of Monk-Hall
The Ghost Room
Devil-Bug in the Ghost-Room
Luke Harvey in the Ghost-Room
Dora and Luke
The Free Believers and True Repenters
Strange Visitors in Monk-Hall
Dora and Fitz-Cowles
Devil-Bug in Love
Parson Pyne and His Daughter
The Pit of Monk-Hall
Patent-Gospel Grace
Parson Pyne Has A Good Laugh to Himself
The Savage Alone with the Maiden
The Flight from Monk-Hall
The Gold Which Devil-Bug Won
Devil-Bug's Dream
God Is Just
"Ravoni the Sorcerer
The Curse of the Drugged Potion
"Ravoni A God!"
The Priestess of Ravoni
The Dissecting Room
The First Miracle of the New Faith
Ravoni and Mabel
The Death of the White Owl
The Death-Angels
The Outcasts of the Quaker City
The Oak Chamber of Hawkewood Dora Livingstone Gains the Coronet, for Which She Perilled Her Soul
Hurrah for the Gallows!
The Chapel of Jesus
Christmas Eve
Home Once More
The Personage
Monk-Hall Once More
The Meeting of the Brother and the Libertine
Sunset on Christmas Eve
Notes to the Text
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