Isaac Mukins, The History of Charlotte Villars

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In December 1755, the

Monthly Review

announced the publication of

The History of Charlotte Villars

, noting that there was very little to admire in this narrative whose subtitle proclaimed it to be “founded on truth” (Anon. 1755, 510). The full title of the novel was

The History of Charlotte Villars, A Narrative Founded on Truth, Interspersed with Variety of Incidents Instructive and Entertaining.

The printers

were identified on the title page as S. Crowder and H. Woodgate at the Golden Ball in Paternoster Row and the date of publication was given as 1756. That same year, an Irish edition of the novel was printed by Henry Saunders at the corner of Christchurch Lane in High Street in Dublin. While the pagination differs between the two editions, the texts are otherwise identical. As…

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Citation: Markey, Anne. "The History of Charlotte Villars". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 August 2017 [, accessed 14 July 2024.]

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