William Hill Brown

Standard Name: Brown, William Hill


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Family and Intimate relationships Sarah Wentworth Morton
This sad story proved longer-lasting as a probable source for William Hill Brown ’s The Power of Sympatthy, published on 21 January 1789.
Textual Production Sarah Wentworth Morton
William Hill Brown 's epistolary, sentimental The Power of Sympathy; or, The Triumph of Nature Founded in Truth, the first American novel, presented an episode of seduction and suicide modelled on that of...
Textual Production Sarah Wentworth Morton
It had already made its presence felt before it was published. The Apthorp family tried to suppress it, and few copies survive, though many more than the half-dozen posited by SWM 's biographers.
Pendleton, Emily, and Milton Ellis. Philenia. University of Maine Press.
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.


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