The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 1

Eliza HAYWOOD (c.1693 - 1756)

The flirtations of a rich young maiden, Miss Betsy Thoughtless with several suitors, as she alienates the right man by refusing to take the issue of marriage seriously. Because of this her guardian commits her to marriage to the wrong man, a situation over which she has little control. As the heroine describes her fate, this text exposes the institution of marriage, the powerlessness of women and the double standards held during that time.(Introduction by Joyce Martin)

Genre(s): Action & Adventure Fiction, General Fiction, Romance

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Sec 01 - Ch 1 Joyce Martin
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Play 02 Sec 02 - Ch 2 Joyce Martin
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Play 03 Sec 03 - Ch 3 Joyce Martin
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Play 04 Sec 04 - Ch 4 Joyce Martin
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Play 05 Sec 05 - Ch 5 Joyce Martin
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Play 06 Sec 06 - Ch 6 Joyce Martin
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Play 07 Sec 07- Ch 7 Kalynda
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Play 08 Sec 08 - Ch 8 Kalynda
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Play 09 Sec 09 - Ch 9 Joyce Martin
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Play 10 Sec 10 - Ch 10 Snapdragon
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Play 11 Sec 11 - Ch 11 Joyce Martin
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Play 12 Sec 12 - Ch 12 Michele Eaton
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Play 13 Sec 13 - Ch 13 Michele Eaton
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Play 14 Sec 14 - Ch 14 Michele Eaton
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Play 15 Sec 15 - Ch 15 Joyce Martin
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Play 16 Sec 16 - Ch 16 Joyce Martin
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Play 17 Sec 17 - Ch 17 Joyce Martin
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Play 18 Sec 18 - Ch 18 Joyce Martin
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Play 19 Sec 19 - Ch 19 Joyce Martin
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Play 20 Sec 20 - Ch 20 Joyce Martin
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Play 21 Sec 21 - Ch 21 Joyce Martin
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Play 22 Sec 22 - Ch 22 Joyce Martin
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Play 23 Sec 23 - Ch 23 Joyce Martin
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