E. D. E N. Southworth


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popular feminine novelist of the domestic-sentimental school, lived most of her life in Washington, D.C. Her Retribution (1849) was followed by some 60 similar romances with melodramatic plots, originally written as magazine serials, and usually set in the South. Among the most popular works were The Curse of Clifton (1852), The Missing Bride (1855), The Hidden Hand (1859), The Fatal Marriage (1869), The Maiden Widow (1870), and Self-Raised (1876).

Subjects: Literature.

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