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The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless, Vol. 1

Eliza Haywood

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)

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)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

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)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

5h 26m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

18:39


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:09


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:03


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:47


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

10:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:59


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:50


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

17:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

10:54


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:34


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:57


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

14:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

15:28


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

14:24


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:03


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

17:31


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

13:15


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

16:38


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

12:34


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:10


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

11:40