The Coquette


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  • Mulford, Carla (1996), "Introduction", The Power of Sympathy and The Coquette, New York: Penguin, pp. ix–li, ISBN 978-0-14-043468-2 .
  • Pettengill, Claire C. (1992), "Sisterhood in a Separate Sphere: Female Friendship in Hannah Webster Foster’s The Coquette and The Boarding School", Early American Literature 27 (3): 185–203 .
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