By Elizabeth J. Clapp

ISBN-10: 0813938368

ISBN-13: 9780813938363

During her lengthy profession as a public determine in Jacksonian the US, Anne
Royall used to be referred to as every little thing from an "enemy of faith" to a "Jackson man"
to a "common scold." In her look for the resource of such powerful reactions, Elizabeth
Clapp has exposed the tale of a largely learn lady of letters who asserted her correct to a
political voice with no regard to her gender.

Widowed and short of a
livelihood following a disastrous lawsuit over her husband’s will, Royall determined to earn
her dwelling via writing--first as a go back and forth author, visiting via the United States to analyze and
promote her books, and later as a journalist and editor. Her language and forcefully expressed
reviews provoked humans a minimum of up to did her inflammatory habit and aggressive
advertising strategies. An ardent defender of yank liberties, she attacked the brokers of
evangelical revivals, the financial institution of the USA, and corruption in govt. Her positions
have been often severe, without delay demanding the would-be shapers of the early republic’s
non secular and political tradition. She made many enemies, yet simply because she additionally attracted many
supporters, she used to be now not simply silenced. The definitive account of a passionate voice when
the US was once inventing itself, A infamous Woman re-creates a fascinating
level on which women’s roles, evangelical hegemony, and political involvement have been all
contested.

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